Contents tagged with Ukrainian special forces

  • Ukrainian official: Attack on Russian air base in Crimea was conducted by Ukrainian special forces

    A Ukrainian official, on the condition of anonymity, told The Washington Post that Tuesday’s attack on a Russian air base in the occupied Crimean Peninsula was the work of Ukrainian special forces.

    At least three explosions hit the Saki air base on the Crimean coast. The base is home to the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s 43rd Independent Naval Attack Aviation Regiment and other units. Immediately prior to the attack, the base housed around a dozen each Su-24 frontline bombers and Su-30 fighters, as …

  • Ukraine reinforces its Azov and Black Sea border guards with Special Forces

    Ukrainian border guards working in the waters of the Azov and Black Seas will be reinforced with Naval Special Forces, said Head of the State Border Service of Ykraine (SBSU) Petro Tsyhykal, reported the press service of the SBSU.

    Tsyhykal explained that apart from law enforcement responsibilities, the Border Service’s task is to strengthen efforts in the east of the country in response to Russia’s actions, including in the waters of the Azov and Black Seas.

    “I think we will have about a …