The President of Russia Vladimir Putin held operational meeting with permanent members of the security Council, which discussed additional measures to ensure security in the Crimea in connection with the Peninsula prevented a terrorist attack, reported the press service of the Kremlin.
Details on the meeting were discussed scenarios of measures of antiterrorist security on the land border, in the waters and airspace of the Crimea.
The meeting was attended by the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev, the head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov, Chairman of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin, the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and his Deputy Rashid Nurgaliyev, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Federal security service Director Alexander Bortnikov and SVR Director Mikhail Fradkov.
On the eve of the FSB announced the elimination of Ukrainian subversive groups and preventing terrorist attacks in the Crimea. According to the Ministry, the group of saboteurs was discovered in the city of Armyansk on the night of 7 August. During the shooting killed an FSB officer and Russian soldier.
After that, Putin accused the Ukrainian authorities in the transition to terror instead of solving the conflict issues through negotiations and called attempts to carry out terrorist acts in the Crimea “stupid and pointless”campaign.
Kiev all charges in his address denies. The defense Ministry and the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian defense Ministry called reports Ukrainian saboteurs “provocation” and “a fake.” President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called the accusations of terrorism “fantasies”.