Ukrainian Armed Forces Conducts Military Drill Near Crimea Amid Threat of Russian Invasion

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Military exercises take place at a shooting range in the Kherson region, of Ukraine
Military exercises take place at a shooting range in the Kherson region, of Ukraine

Exercise with rocket launcher systems carried out to be prepared for emergency situations, the Commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Serhiy Nayev says

The Ukrainian army representetive said BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launcher systems were used in the drill in Kherson, located near Crimea, which was illegally annexed by Moscow in 2014.

Ukrainian Armed Forces conducts military drill near Crimea as tensions soar with Russia, Defense Express
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The exercise was carried out to prepare the Ukrainian military for any emergency situations.

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“Such a trainings in the group of troops, which is subordinated to our Command, take place regularly. That is why servicemen always demonstrate a high level of training and coherence, responding in a timely manner to all possible threats,” stressed Serhiy Nayev.

Ukrainian Armed Forces conducts military drill near Crimea as tensions soar with Russia, Defense Express
Ukrainian Armed Forces conducts military drill near Crimea as tensions soar with Russia, Defense Express
Exercise with rocket launcher systems carried out to be prepared for emergency situations amid heightened tensions with Russia

As Defense Express reported earlier, Ukrainian and US intelligence indicates Russia preparing operation to justify invasion of Ukraine. At the same time USA approves additional $200 mln in security aid to Ukraine and together with NATO alliance members working over supplying Stinger missiles to Ukraine in addition to the American military assistance that is already flowing to Kyiv.

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