David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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Don’t worry guys, they’re just from the local civilian self-defense militia.
By analysing some hints including the roundabout, parked helicopters and coastline here is the exact location of the “civil defence militia” air show:
maybe just traffic reporters?
hi muzhiki.ya himself from the Crimea and confirm that it is all self-defense, it’s all deactivated weapons or traumatic
But what about democracy?