The Ukrainian Defence Ministry has sent a warning to all Russian’s in Crimea, it is “time to head home” or face “hazardous” consequences.
The Defence Ministry issued an advert warning Russian holidaymakers to go home following the huge explosion at the Russian air base in Crimea.
On Tuesday Ukrainian Special Forces carried out the Top Secret operation to blow up the Russian air base in Crimea and the Ukraine have also warned that more strikes will happen “in the coming days” in Crimea.
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President Volodymyr Zelensky’s military adviser said on Thursday also confirmed that Special Forces unit carried out the explosive raid in Crimea, and warned Ukraine could launch more attacks on occupied Crimea in the coming days.
Zelensky said, “This Russian war against Ukraine and against all of free Europe began with Crimea and must end with Crimea — with its liberation.
“I know that we will return to the Ukrainian Crimea.”
He has also vowed to “retake Crimea as it is Ukrainian.”
Unless they want an unpleasantly hot summer break, we advise our valued russian guests not to visit Ukrainian Crimea.
Because no amount of sunscreen will protect them from the hazardous effects of smoking in unauthorised areas.
— Defense of Ukraine (@DefenceU) August 11, 2022
The unprecedented strike at the Novofedorivka airfield which is 200km behind the Russian front line “was the start of Kyiv’s major counteroffensive,” according to an Ukrainian official.
The Russian President has warned that “that any attack on annexed Ukraine territories is like an attack on Russia,” this does include Crimea.
100 km traffic jam – people want to leave Crimea.
Do you think Russians will finally begin to understand that it's really a war? pic.twitter.com/KmwLqkxWGI
— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) August 10, 2022
The British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has sent a warning shot to Vladimir Putin as it is “absolutely legitimate for Ukraine to take lethal force” to regain control of Crimea.
Speaking to the BBC Wallace said, “I think when you just look at the footage of two simultaneous explosions not quite next to each other, and some of the reported damage even by the Russian authorities, I think it’s clear that that’s not something that happens by someone dropping a cigarette.”
When he was asked if the Saky air base was a legitimate target for the Ukrainian Special Forces to strike, he replied, “First and foremost, Russia has illegally invaded, not just in 2014, but now Ukrainian territory.