July 31, 2014
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine through communication channels of OSCE has sent an inquiry to Russian Federation demanding to explain the purpose of concentration of forces and and equipment at Ukrainian-Russian border.
The request provides incontrovertible evidence of strengthening of Russian Armed Forces during the last time.
At this background the fact of holding the massive three-day tactical flight training in Rostov oblast Stavropol region starting from July 29 is especially alarming. According to Russian Defense Ministry during the training there are planned launches of unguided rockets and ‘working off the destruction of airborne force of conventional enemy, and also providing of fire support to advancing infantry and tank units’.