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Iskander Russia threatened Kyiv – defense Ministry

Искандеры России угрожают Киеву, - МинобороныThe radius of destruction redeployed to the border with Ukraine, the Russian Iskander is part of Kiev that is a real threat.

Russia has moved Iskander missiles closer to the Ukrainian border and now in the radius of their destruction is part of Kiev that is a real threat. This was stated by the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak on air of one of TV channels.

“Southern district of the Russian Federation has a brigade of Iskander missiles, which is located in the center of Krasnodar. Last month they moved the division to the border with Ukraine, 50 km away. If he was at the old place where he was before, he wouldn’t get to Kiev. Today, it covers even Kiev. It’s a threat,” – said Poltorak.

According to him, over the past few weeks, Russia has significantly strengthened its group on the border with Ukraine.

“They have increased their troops in three battalions of combat teams, including those introduced to the battalions that participated in the aggression against Ukraine in 2014-2015. Over the past two months the number of tanks increased by 300 units,” – said Poltorak.

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