Article en français : http://numidia-liberum.blogspot.com/2016/09/riposte-russe-aux-provocations.html
Russia flexes its muscles at the world by releasing footage of drills involving 12,500 troops, fighter jets and anti-aircraft missiles
- Display of military might took place in Crimea as Russia showcased its ground, marine and air forces
- It was the biggest exercises held on the strategic peninsula since its 2014 annexation from the Ukraine
- Flexing of military muscle sent out a clear message that any real attack on Crimea will be fought off
With jets zooming across the sky and dropping bombs that burst into balls of flame - this was a fireworks display with a deadly serious purpose.