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Russia to deploy more anti-aircraft missiles in Crimea

11/28/2018
Graphic News

November 28, 2018 -- Russia is planning to deploy more S-400 surface-to-air missiles to the occupied Crimean peninsula. The move comes amid rising tensions over Moscow’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships and their crews.

Col. Vadim Astafyev, the top Defense Ministry official in Russia’s south, was quoted as saying that Russia will add one S-400 anti-aircraft missile system to the three already deployed in the peninsula.

The announcement comes three days after Russian border guards fired on three Ukrainian vessels and seized them and their crews. The first overt military confrontation between the two neighbouring countries has raised the spectre of a major conflict.

Ukraine said its vessels were operating in line with international maritime rules, while Russia alleged they had failed to get permission to pass.


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