ΑΡΘΡΑ/Η ΜΟΣΧΑ ΑΠΕΙΛΕΙ ΤΗΝ ΟΥΚΡΑΝΙΑ ΜΕ ΠΥΡΑΥΛΙΚΗ ΕΠΙΘΕΣΗ. ΑΙΤΙΑ ΟΙ ΣΥΝΟΡΙΑΚΕΣ ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΟΥ ΟΥΚΡΑΝΙΚΟΥ ΣΤΡΑΤΟΥ ΚΟΝΤΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΚΑΤΕΧΟΜΕΝΗ ΚΡΙΜΑΙΑ.
by Joel Harding
These may be trial shots of the new Hrim/Grom 2 TBM that were supposed to be happening late 2016. If so then shooting too close to Crimea is giving away tracking data they should best not be giving the Russians.
It appears Kiev may have played the Russians against the Russians here.
Will Russia Go To War With Ukraine? Kiev Begins Missile Drills Close To Crimea Despite Moscow’s Threats The missiles would come as close as about 18 miles to Crimean airspace, according to a Ukrainian military spokesperson said.
Ukraine says missile tests will avoid Crimea, mollifying Russia | Reuters Ukraine’s military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia which annexed the peninsula in 2014.
Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine seeking Russia’s “tough response” to missile drills The Russian foreign ministry claims Ukraine intends to hold test missile launches near the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea in order to maintain the “patronage” of the U.S., Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing in Moscow, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. News 30 November from UNIAN.
Ukraine Launches Black Sea Missile Tests; Russia ‘On High Alert’ Ukraine says it has started two days of missile tests in the Black Sea, as Russia reportedly put its air-defense forces on high alert on the annexed Crimean Peninsula. Military spokesman Volodymy…
Ukrainian Armed Forces to conduct exercises regardless of Russia’s “missile” threats, Defense Ministry spokesperson says 30.11.16 15:54 – Ukrainian Armed Forces to conduct exercises regardless of Russia’s missile threats, Defense Ministry spokesperson says Speaker of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) matters Andrii Lysenko says no one has the right to threaten Ukraine while the Armed Forces are committed to conduct scheduled exercises on its territory. View news.
Missile tests to be conducted as scheduled despite Russia’s threats, – Turchynov 30.11.16 17:13 – Missile tests to be conducted as scheduled despite Russia’s threats, – Turchynov Russia has moved to a new stage of provoking an escalation of military aggression against Ukraine. View news.