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 Missile tests took off in Ukraine's south: no Russia reaction so far, - press center of Pivden Air Force Command

Ukrainian soldiers say they are ready for any developments.

Missile tests took off in Ukraine's south in the morning of Dec. 1, with no reaction from the Russian Federation so far. This was announced by press center chief of Pivden (South) Air Force Command Volodymyr Kryzhanivskyi on air of 112 Ukraine, Censor.NET reports.

"The firing has started. Everything is going to plan. No reaction from the Russian Federation so far. Ukrainian military are ready for any developments," Kryzhanivskyi said.

Read more: Russian warships deployed near occupied Crimea, - media

Kryzhanivskyi specified who would participate in the missile test.

"The drills will involve crews of military transport aircraft of the Air Force, units of anti-aircraft missiles, signal corps and unmanned aviation of the Air Force of Ukraine's Armed Forces. Anti-aircraft missile systems S-300 will also be involved," he said.

The chief of the press center said Ukraine is not violating any regulations nor threatening occupied Crimea with its missile tests.

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It was reported that Russia threatened with retaliatory strikes if Ukraine conducts missile tests near Crimea.
 
 
 
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