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​russian Occupiers Reinforce Defense of Crimean Bridge with S-300, Pantsir-S1 SAM Systems

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Ukrainian partisans monitor situation near Kerch Bridge / Photo credit: the Atesh partisan movement
Ukrainian partisans monitor situation near Kerch Bridge / Photo credit: the Atesh partisan movement

Ukrainian partisans conduct reconnaissance of Crimean bridge and nearby ships

The Atesh partisan movement is constantly monitoring the situation near the Kerch Bridge area. The Atesh reported on its Telegram channel that russian occupiers were using civilian ships to transport military cargo. The partisans have also noted a reduction of movement of warships of russian navy.

russian Occupiers Reinforce Defense of Crimean Bridge with S-300, Pantsir-S1 SAM Systems, Defense Expr
russian occupiers use civilian ships to transport military cargo / Photo credit: the Atesh partisan movement

"We recorded the redeployment of air defense assets to protect the bridge from possible air attacks by the Defense Forces of Ukraine," the statement reads.

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In particular, partisans discovered S-300 and Pantsir-S1 SAM systems. Such occupiers` actions indicate their strategic priorities aimed at strengthening the air defense of the bridge to the detriment of the defense of russian cities.

"We will continue to monitor the situation in this area and inform about further russian occupiers` actions," the Atesh reported.

russian Occupiers Reinforce Defense of Crimean Bridge with S-300, Pantsir-S1 SAM Systems, Defense Express
russian occupiers use civilian ships to transport military cargo / Photo credit: the Atesh partisan movement

Earlier Defense Express reported that russian invaders had amassed equipment and troops to repel Ukrainian attacks in temporarily occupied Crimea.

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