Reportedly, Tuesday night Dec 2, the blockade activists clashed with Russian military at the Chongar checkpoint on the Crimean border, according to sources of the Ukraine’s Armed Forces as cited by the Commander.

The shootout started after Russian sabotage and reconnaissance groups had launched a stun grenade. The Russian military threw flashbang grenades at the activists and then started firing from DShK machine guns.

So far, information on injuries has not been reported.