Russian troops landed in Crimea

Defense Ministry: Russian occupational Command steps up military presence on the peninsula and continues provocative military activities near the administrative border.

4 April 2016 15:48

Today, Russian Airborne Troops landed in temporarily occupied Crimea outside the village of Dzhankoi, according to the website of the Main Control Ministry of Defense Intelligence.

- Close to 400 Russian military landed by parachute from four IL-76. Following that the military transport planes landed at the military airport "Dzhankoi," said the Department.

As QHA reported earlier, March 23 the Ukrainian airspace was violated by Russian MI-8 helicopter, which flew from occupied Crimea. In this regard, Ukraine is ramping up safety measures and defensive positions in Kherson region in case of possible invasion of Russian aviation.

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