Defence Intelligence: Russia is preparing for defensive operations in Crimea

The Russians have created a defense group on the temporarily occupied Crimean peninsula and are preparing for defensive actions. The representative of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vadym Skibitsky, reported this on the air of the Yedyny Novyny telethon.

The representative of the Main Directorate of Intelligence noted that Ukrainian intelligence constantly monitors everything related to the activities of a group of Russian troops in the temporarily occupied Crimea.

“The infrastructure on the temporarily occupied peninsula is maintained in combat readiness. A powerful land and aviation component is located in Crimea. For example, there are about 90 combat aircraft, 60 combat helicopters. A defense group was created, which carried out measures for arranging fortifications and defense lines. They are preparing for defensive actions on the peninsula’s territory,” said Vadym Skibitsky.

Commenting on the construction of trenches and trenches by the occupiers on the Crimean beaches, a representative of the military intelligence of Ukraine noted that “they have chosen the most dangerous areas where a naval landing operation can be carried out, and now they are preparing defensive lines there.”

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