Russian General Staff head Valery Gerasimov noted that Russian Federation aerospace defense continues to improve. Russia has launched a self-contained group of forces in the Crimea to protect the “integrity and inviolability of its territory.”
“Today’s security challenges of our country are not left without adequate response. Measures taken in this regard allow to guarantee protection of Russian interests.”
“Strategic nuclear forces are maintained at a level that allows to guarantee to solve the problems of nuclear deterrence,” Gerasimov said.