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Russia Made the Occupied Crimea into Military Base

May 19, 2019
This was stated on the air of the “24 kanal” TV channel by a representative of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine
Russia Made the Occupied Crimea into Military Base

“According to our data, it was finished re-equipping with submarines. Nowadays, the Black Sea Fleet has six newest submarines equipped with the “Kalibr” system. Also, measures on stepping up of aviation grouping in the Crimea are conducted. After the annexation, a number of aircrafts increased by 100 ones. Before the occupation there were 12 thousand of the Russian servicemen, and now almost 32 thousand, and for the nearest future its number is planned to increase up to 43 thousand,” – the representative of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine Vadym Skibitskyi noted on the air of the TV channel.