[Video] Russian troops fire shots over the heads of Ukrainian air force personnel

Russian troops fire shots over the heads of Ukrainian air force personnel near occupied airport Belbek Crimea.

This video shows the tense moment Russian troops met Ukrainian Air Force soldiers near the occupied airfield of Belbek, in Crimea.

“Are you going to shoot us?”… We carry the soviet flag…You would shoot the soviet flag” can be heard according to the translation provided by some media outlets.

H/T to Giuliano Ranieri for the heads-up

 

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