Russian military started training rocket and artillery units in adjacent to Ukraine’s border territory in annexed Crimea, Russia’s Security Service press-office reports.
Russian military troops will conduct training on 19 training areas, including Rostov region, Kuban and annexed Crimea.
Around 8,000 soldiers and 1400 items of military equipment will be involved in the training.
“Maximum inclusion in the tasks involving the use of firepower and drone aircraft, and means of artillery intelligence,” Russia’s Foreign Ministry reports.
Earlier, Russia conducted large-scale military training in annexed Crimea in September of 2017.