Russia said it would shoot down Ukraine missiles in Crimea

The Russian Ministry of Defense made public a message about actions in response to the Ukrainian military drills in Crimea. The relevant warning of the Russian Ministry of Defense was published in the pilot alert system and the NOTAM aeronautical information.

The notice stated that the Russian air defense system would shoot down missiles found in the flight region of Simferopol and Odessa during the Ukrainian drill, scheduled for December 1-2.

The readiness to shoot down Ukrainian missiles if they will come from the danger, “Vedomosti” said a spokesman for the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

On November 25, Ukraine announced a missile military drill over the Black Sea. Kyiv marked the zone closed for the flights in the airspace of Russia. At the same time, Ukraine stressed that it considers the entire air space of Crimea until the Kerch Strait to belong to Ukraine.