The Russian Federation deployed its advanced S-400 air defense missile system to annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing a statement from the Russian Defense Ministry.

S-400The announcement comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised to take counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.

The ministry had earlier in the day announced that its navy would start to hold three-day military exercises in the Black Sea to practice repelling underwater attacks by saboteurs.

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet based in Crimea is taking part in the military exercises. More than 10 warships, MI-8 and Ka-27PS helicopters are participating in the training.

“During the drill we are going to practice the issues of both operational and technical support. These include operations to counter underwater sabotage, navigational and hydrographic exercise, search and rescue missions,” said Russian Navy Commander Admiral Viktor Chirkov.

Meanwhile, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that Moscow could break diplomatic relations with Kiev over the security incidents in Crimea.

Russian state news agencies quoted the prime minister as saying that he is not interested in severing the ties, but “if there is no other way to change the situation, the president could take this step.”

 

Reuters

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AkTaildragger
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because USA is coming to Syriain war !!

Andy
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Andy

Forget it,if he come in syrian war, Syrian army and Hamas kick their a*s now,he now played out lot of dirty game with his ISIS TERRITORIES and lost his respect WORLD WIDE

Daeshbags Sux
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LOL, it’s clearly not the remains of SAA/SyAAF or the little Hizbullah that will keep the muricans out of Syria. Maybe the russians although neither the muricans nor the russians are wanting confrontation : both would simply have too much to lose in it. But, the real reason why an US intervention in Syria is dubious is the same that, if it had to be done again, they’d let the frenchs operate a regime change in Iraq and they had let Gaddafi in place : the cost of the intervention would simply be above the benefits to take as, anyway,… Read more »

Daeshbags Sux
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AkTaildragger : US are in low conflict mood, hey, US Eisenhower is used @ 5% of its capacity doing about 7 strikes a day when they could do about 140/150. Las sat pic I saw from Incirlik, there were only 7 A-10 and 3 F-15E. USAF/USN/USMC have just about 13,000 aircrafts (OK, a lot are cargos buth they still have as much fighters and bombers and fighter as Russia+China+other NATO countries)… And when you see a F-18 catapulted with 3 1200L tanks and two Mk-81 bombs although it could carry 24 on 4 MER racks, then the following Super-Hornet with… Read more »

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Pak Tim

Cut off the gas. That is better.

See
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Russia gave friends on the other the West creating enemies all over the globe. I won’t gamble with my life on this!

Desmond McKilligan
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Desmond McKilligan

here it comes…..it is starting…..putin has already stated that if the usa continues with their acts of aggression, that WW3 , a limited nuclear war is a strong possibility.

Andy
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ISRAEL is the root problem in middle east so if putin use nuck please began from this American DIAPER BABY

Andy
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Andy

U$ DIAPER BABY is the root problem in mid east,so Putin have to start NK from this DIAPER BABY

Daeshbags Sux
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As long as there is sabre rattling, there’s no risk of it… : you’d have to be REALLY afraid if there was nothing expressed… BTW, S-400 is a long range anti-aircraft system, not a nuclear ballistic missile system, even if it looks like that. i.e. Cuba crisis, there was no risk :US pulled back their nuclear missiles in Turkey, soviets pulled back what was about to be deployed in Cuba… Yeah, US ban the provocation too… The case where it really was near to blow is only know by few… A soviet sub was strongly tracked by US Navy, she… Read more »

Jonathan Richer
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Yeah? Russia takes over Ukraine but the USA is the one that’s aggressive lol… There is no limited nuclear war.

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JR nobody here will fall for your BS. I would love to hear your “revision” of WWII

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Reason against Terrorism is armaments!

Федянин Алексей
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Федянин Алексей

@leithfadel Crimea – it’s key to whole Black Sea region, so it must be defended as strategic point.

Royal Astrologer
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Royal Astrologer

Tensions. Nothing serious. Peaceful negotiations over handing more territory into expert economy’s hands as soviets starve.

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Rixstep News

@robinmonotti Elmer’s ready for Porky?

Sal Reugen
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No more bullshitting. NATO lacks the b***s to fight a real military.