SIMFEROPOL/AQMESCIT (QHA) -

This week, Russia’s Ministry for Emergency Situations in annexed Crimea will be checking its PA system by playing a siren sound, says a statement on the website of the ‘Crimean government’.

According to the statement, a siren sound will be played at 10 am, 1 pm and 3 pm on June 9, 2016.

The Ministry urged Crimean residents to remain calm.

QHA