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Dzhankoy has become the largest Russian military base in Crimea

Dec 1, 2022

The Russian occupiers have turned Dzhankoy and nearby areas into the largest military base in temporarily occupied Crimea.

This was reported by RBC-Ukraine, citing a statement by Oleksiy Gromov, deputy head of the Main Operative Directorate of the General Staff of the AFU, during a briefing.

According to him, in the north of Crimea, the Russians maintain reserves to strengthen the groups in the Pridniprovsky and Orikhove directions.

"The town of Dzhankoy and the surrounding areas have actually turned into the largest military base in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, from where Russian troops and equipment are redeployed," Gromov said.

He noted that according to intelligence, there were 750 units of weapons and military equipment in the field park near Medvedivka (Dzhankoy district).

We shall remind you that Ukrainian intelligence reported that the occupiers are preparing for active defense of Crimea and creating position areas in the north of the Dzhankoy area.

The Russians are also actively building fortifications near the administrative border with the Kherson region and the Crimean Peninsula.

Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 01/12/2022

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