Russian troops in Crimea show off near administrative border with Ukraine – border guards

14:12, 17 March 2016
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On March 16, the Russian occupation forces in Crimea resorted to a demonstrative deployment of military equipment close to the administrative border with Ukraine, State Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodian said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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According to him, on Wednesday, the border guards of Berdiansk and Kherson units witnesses demonstrative pull-up of military equipment 1 km to the administrative border with Ukraine.

In particular, there were seven Grad multiple rocket launchers, two armored personnel carriers, a main battle tank, and two KrAZ trucks moving from the rear of the peninsula to the administrative border with mainland Ukraine. After a few hours, they drove in the opposite direction.

Read alsoUkraine border guards spot Russian aircraft on border with CrimeaSlobodian also said that the border guards of Kherson squad had spotted four Russian helicopters over the administrative border with Crimea. In total, starting from March 10, the border guards have recorded 13 such overflights along the above-mentioned territory.

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