[Global Times Comprehensive Report] According to Russian news agency, the Russian Ministry of Defense said on the same day that Russia will deploy more than 10 Su-27SM and Su-30M2 fighter planes from Kremsk Airport in Krasnodar Border Region to Belibek Military Airport in Crimea on the 22nd. The Russian Ministry of Defense pointed out that the deployment is for a comprehensive overhaul of the Belibek Air Force Base in Crimea. The aircraft will be permanently stationed at the military base.
Three weeks ago, Russia and Ukraine had clashed in the Kerch Strait. Russia seized three Ukrainian vessels, and relations between Russia and Ukraine remained tense. Ukrainian Army Command spokesman Daniel Bezonov has revealed that Ukraine has also deployed tanks and aircraft along the border.
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