A group of ships from the Russian Black Sea Fleet conducted missile firing exercises in the Black Sea and returned to the naval base in annexed Sevastopol, reported Alexei Rulev, the head of the fleet’s press service.
"Together with missile ships Ivanovets and R-60, which carried out the missile test firing, 14 ships and support vessels of the Black Sea Fleet returned to the permanent deployment places. They participated in the closure of the marine test site to ensure the safety of civilian shipping," states the report.
The press service of the Black Sea Fleet has not officially announced the exercises.
Earlier, it was reported that Russia held anti-aircraft missile exercises in the annexed Crimea.
Since June 2014, the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has opened 1506 crrimonal cases concerning the annexation of the peninsula, 144 indictments have been sent to court.