Janes Thomas Bullock is an open-source intelligence specialist who often writes for the prestigious Jane's publication. His publication in early April revealed that the Russians had deployed their Iskander ballistic missile system near Ukraine.
In this context, on April 8, the southern military region of the Russian armed forces announced that, from the Makhachkala naval base, the Caspian fleet would transfer ten boats to the Black Sea fleet, however already well endowed
Tensions in eastern Ukraine remain high, and are the number one topic in Russian is the European media. As we published earlier, Ukraine wants to join NATO quickly to stop "possible Russian aggression" on Ukrainian territory.
Russian media report that Moscow has started hastily transporting and deploying its anti-aircraft missile systems in Crimea, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned.
The build-up of Russian and Belarusian troops and weapons along the border with Ukraine continues to create tensions in this part of Europe. Ukraine's foreign minister said late Thursday (April 1st) that Moscow is systematically aggravating the Donetsk and Luhansk regions' security situation.