The Kremlin-controlled authorities have expressed concern over the build-up of Ukrainian military forces near the borders of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the source stated, citing the member of the so-called Crimean government Zaur Smirnov.

Smirnov said that "the government of Crimea regards carrying out several military exercises on the border with the peninsula as an attempt to create an alarming situation on the border."

Earlier, April 21 in the Kherson region, border guards along with the Security Service of Ukraine SBU took part in anti-terrorist exercises on the administrative border with the occupied Crimea.

To date, April 27, the exercise announced with overcoming water obstacles in the Mykolayiv region and in the Kherson region, which border with the Crimea.

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