Gerasimov: military SWAT decided their tasks in the Crimea in 2014
Military SWAT was cleverly used in securing the reunification of the Crimea with Russia in 2014 and coped with the task, told the former commander of the special purpose unit "Vympel" the General-the Lieutenant of FSB of the Russian Federation Dmitry Gerasimov.
Republic of Crimea and located on the Crimean Peninsula Sevastopol became the Russian regions according to the results of the referendum on 16 March 2014, more than 90% of participants who voted for the output of these regions from Ukraine and reunification with Russia. Special units of the Russian army participated in securing the reunification of the Crimea with Russia.
"military SWAT was skillfully and correctly applied with tactical point of view. Its function was to capture the headquarters and main operational bases against the enemy, and with this he managed to "excellent," said Gerasimov in the conversation for the Last news .
"In terms of" Vympel ", It didn't make sense to use, because it was entirely a military operation, was not exceptional and unique work. But if we had acted " Vympel ", he would have done with his own task as follows, at a high level, " - said Gerasimov.