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Russia moved the Jets to the Crimea and provoked Japan

More than ten Russian fighter jets would be transferred to the annexed Peninsula of Crimea, reported by the Interfax news Agency on Monday, citing the Ministry of defense in Moscow.

you should be permanently on the converted air force base Belbek stationed. Minister of Sergei Lavrov have explained, Ukraine prepare "a provocation" before the turn of the year, it said. In the case of the aircraft it is supposed to be Sukhoi Su-27 and Su-30 fighter jets.

Russian media had reported at the end of November of the plans of the government in Moscow to move an anti-aircraft missile system S-400 on the Crimea. Russia had annexed the Crimea in 2014. The tensions in the Region have been heightened recently after an incident in the Strait of Kerch at the entrance to the Black sea.

The Russian coast guard had fired on three Ukrainian Navy ships and applied. Several Ukrainian naval soldiers were injured; and 24 crew members were detained.

Ukraine warns of strong troops presence in Russia

As a reaction to the incident, the Ukraine imposed for 30 days, the law of war in certain regions. The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of this date, to have the troops on the border with Ukraine increased.

Since the peak of the tensions between the two countries at the end of November, Russia had only "less than ten percent" of its troops will be pulled out. "The threat of an Invasion of the Russian armed forces on Ukrainian territory still exists. We must be prepared, without a doubt," said Poroshenko.

military presence on the Kuril Islands strengthens

Russia wants to expand its military presence on the southern Kuril Islands, to the possession of which argues with Japan. On the island chain near Japan, new barracks had been built, informed the Ministry of defence in Moscow on Monday. Now the halls should be built for armored vehicles. In the four barracks buildings, troops should move in.

Previously, had explained to the leadership in Moscow, the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, may 21. In January, Russia. Both countries had made efforts recently, to resolve the conflict, the signing of a peace agreement for the formal cessation of the Second world war.

Japan, initially responded to the Russian announcement. In July, the government in Tokyo, Russia had asked, however, to reduce the military activities on the island chain. Soviet troops had occupied the Islands at the end of the Second world war. Since then, both sides claim sovereignty over the island chain. As part of a peace agreement, the return of two of the four Islands to Japan was in the conversation. (nag/Reuters/SDA)

Created: 17.12.2018, 16:38 PM

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