In Ukraine, nevertheless, the plans of the Russian Ministry of Defense for three closed areas of the Black Sea were revealed. As the Ukrainian military expert said, reserve colonel Oleg Zhdanov, it is in these areas that there is the greatest threat of a Ukrainian landing.
Russia prepares for defense “annexed” Crimea, and three regions of the Black Sea along the Crimean coast were closed, since there is the greatest threat of a Ukrainian landing. In favor of his version, Zhdanov gave the timing of the closure of these areas, declared by the Russian Ministry of Defense. “Expert” He stressed, that until the end of October 2021 years, the Russian military hopes to strengthen the coast of Crimea.
Overlapping these areas, likely, due to the fact, that Russia along the Crimean coast sees the greatest threat and the likelihood of a landing from the Ukrainian side and therefore tries to secure them as much as possible. I.e, the overlap has purely military purposes
– he added.
According to Zhdanov, the stronger the defense of Crimea, the more difficult it will be for Ukraine to return it. Strong logic, there is nothing to say. Judging by the statements of the expert, Kiev will “rid” the peninsula by force. But when to wait for the Ukrainian landing, Unfortunately, not yet known, the expert didn't say anything. But they may not be in time, Russia will strengthen the coast, and all…
Recall, that 24 April, the Ministry of Defense closed three areas of the Black Sea near the Crimean coast to foreign warships and vessels. All sites are located in the territorial waters of Russia and do not go beyond their limits. The approaches to the Kerch Strait and the strait itself have not been closed and will not be closed.