Russia Deploys Nuclear-Capable Bombers And The Iskander Missile System To Crimea

A Tu-160 Nikolai Kuznetsov strategic missile-carrier bomber, left, and a Tu-22MZ long-range missile-carrier bomber during the rehearsal of the air part of the Victory Parade in Moscow. © Sputnik / Vladimir Astapkovich

RT: Russia deploys Tu-22M3 bombers & Iskanders to Crimea in response to US missile launchers in Romania

Russia has deployed strategic bombers and Iskander missile systems in Crimea to counter US anti-missile elements in Romania, a top senator said. It will allow the country to respond to any threat coming from European territory.

Editor’s note: The Defense and Security Committee of the Russian Federation Council later denied the deployment of Tu-22M3 strategic bombers and Iskander-M ballistic missile systems to Crimea, saying the initial statement by committee head Viktor Bondarev was erroneous.

The installation of the American MK-41 missile defense launch systems in Romania became a “serious challenge” for Russia, Viktor Bondarev, the head of the Russian Federation Council’s Defense and Security Committee, said.

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WNU Editor: There are a few major Russian military bases in Crimea. This deployment is not a surprise.

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