During the night, Russian air defense and electronic warfare systems shot down and suppressed eight drones on approach to Crimea. This was announced by the head of the region, Sergei Aksenov.
“During the night, on approach to Crimea, eight enemy UAVs were suppressed by electronic warfare equipment and shot down by air defense forces. I thank our military for their precise and well-coordinated work!” – wrote he is on his Telegram channel.
Aksenov also called on local residents to remain calm and trust only official sources.
October 14 Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported about the destruction of two Ukrainian drones over the Black Sea near the coast of the Krasnodar Territory. The head of Sochi, Alexey Kopaygorodsky, clarified in his Telegram channel that the air defense system on duty in the city was activated. He also said that there were no injuries or damage as a result of the incident, and that the airport and all resort systems were operating normally.
October 7 air defense systems shot down Ukrainian drone 10 km from the southwestern coast of Crimea. On the same day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces tried hit Crimea with a converted anti-aircraft missile, the shell was destroyed in the air by air defense. The day before, a naval aviation helicopter of the Russian Black Sea Fleet destroyed an unmanned Ukrainian Armed Forces boat moving towards the peninsula.
Since October 19, 2022, by decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, a medium level of response has been established in Crimea. In addition, the region remains at an indefinite “yellow” (high) level of terrorist threat.