Russia Deploys More S-400 Missiles in Crimea

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Russia has deployed its fourth S-400 surface-to-air missile installation in Crimea, the spokesman for the Russian Black Sea Fleet said on November 29.

“S-400 Triumf air defense missile crews of the air defense formation of the Southern Military District’s Air and Air Defense Forces were put on combat duty in Dzhankoi today to guard the skies of Crimea,” Black Sea Fleet spokesman Alexei Rulev told Russia’s Interfax news agency.

The new S-400 systems will be operational by the end of the year, according to Russian government-run media. Russia stationed its first S-400 battalion in Crimea in January 2017. The other two battalions arrived this year, in January and September.

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