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 Spike in Russia's air and ground activity recorded on Crimea border, - State Border Guard Service

According to Ukraine's State Border Guard Service, the spike is due to military drills underway in occupied Crimea.

Over the past three days, an increase in activity of Russia's aviation and military hardware has been registered on Crimea's administrative border, State Border Guard Service spokesman Oleh Slobodian said on air of 112 Ukraine, Censor.NET reports.

"In the past three days, we have seen a spike in Russian air activity on the administrative border with the occupied peninsula. It is not only aviation, helicopters patrolling the Black Sea area all the time. We also observe the movement of military equipment near the border. To our knowledge, all this is part of drills in which military units in occupied Crimea are involved. The situation remains highly dynamic," he said.

Read more: Russia to deploy Buk missile systems in occupied Crimea

He also said no one was hurt in yesterday's shelling of Rodina mine in the Luhansk region.

"The shelling involved 82 mm mortars and small arms, and targeted both military and border guards. It lasted for half an hour, no one was hurt," he said.
 
 
 
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