Russian command continues provocative military activities in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea against Ukraine and countries of the Black Sea region, according to the summary on the situation in Crimea issued by the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry.

“Units of the15th separate coastal missile and artillery brigade (the city of Sevastopol) of Russian Black Sea Fleet’s coastal defense forces have staged the military exercises in Crimea since April 5. They practice deploying mobile coastal missile systems for detection and conditional destruction of NATO ships located in western part the Black Sea (Varna Naval Base, Bulgarian Navy),” reads the summary. 

It is also reported that NATO joint PASSEX-type training involving ships of the Bulgarian Navy, Canada (frigate with guided missile weapons Fredericton) and Turkey (the frigate TCG  Kemalreis, rocket boat Karayel and gunboat Kilimli) is being held in the western part of the Black Sea.

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