Russian occupants have deployed anti-aircraft missile regiment of the southern military district (YUVO), armed with s-400 Triumph in the Crimea. This is reported by RIA Novosti.
“Armed guards anti-aircraft missile Sevastopol-Feodosia regiment was replenished with a modern air defense system s-400 Triumf in 2016. The personnel of the regiment was retrained and in August last year as part of SCSU the Caucasus in 2016 hosted training launches of missiles,” – said the press service of YUVO.
S-400 Triumf, a Russian anti-aircraft missile system large and medium-range. She can fire simultaneously on 36 targets with guided them to 72 missiles.
Commissioner for the rights of the Crimean Tatars under the President of Ukraine, leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev said that the militarization of the occupied Crimea is in full swing.
Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions. For the implementation by Moscow of the so-called elections with the participation of the Crimea in 2016-m to year the Parliament of Ukraine recognized the Russian state Duma is illegitimate.