Russia begins military exercises in Crimea

In particular, exercises aimed at detecting submarines are being performed

The Russian Federation has began military training in annexed Crimea which includes aircraft exercises and airborne troops landing. This was stated by the acting head of the Department of Information Support of the Black Sea Fleet, Captain 2 Rank Nikolai Voskresensky, RIA Novosti reported.

"Today, Ka-27 and Mi-8 helicopters from the separate mixed aviation regiment of the Black Sea Fleet, in areas of amphibious polygon Opuk and aviation garrison Kacha, are exercising detection of submarines of an imaginary enemy, counter-sabotage forces and means, as well as carrying out the landing of paratroopers," he said.

Earlier, the Russian Federation carried out artillery exercises in the North Caucasus, Crimea, at bases in South Ossetia, Armenia and Abkhazia.

  Ukraine, Russia, crimea, Military Exercises