The transfer of the special departments of the Russian Federation on the Crimean Peninsula and installation in the Crimea coastal systems Bastion allowed to defend themselves bloodshed, according to experts interviewed Last news on Sunday.
So they explained the message centuries Putin, made during an interview for the film " the Crimea. The way Home ". The President of the Russian Federation said that for disarmament parts of the Ukrainian army in the Crimea, He was ordered to transfer to the Peninsula division of the GRU and the marine corps. Putin also said that Russia is deliberately deployed systems Bastion " in the Crimea, So that they could be seen from space.
If the conclusion on the transfer of Russian special forces in the Crimea was not accepted, no one could guarantee that the Peninsula will not flow " rivers of blood ", says the head of the Academy of geopolitical issues, the doctor of military Sciences Konstantin Sivkov.
"Unknown, as if everything would have ended If this Decision was not taken - has the ability to be peacefully, because Ukrainian equipped with weapons forces in the Crimea did not want to join Kiev junta. But guarantee that radical Ukrainian military leaders begin to shoot at civilians, no. One such act would lead to the storming of the military units of Ukraine and the response of the soldiers in the framework of self-defense, and poured would be rivers of blood, " said Sivkov. He also said that Russia's Decision to deploy the systems Bastion in the Crimea So that they could be seen from space, From a political point of view was absolutely justified.
"With the military-strategic point of view, this step can be questioned, But From a political point of view It was absolutely justified. Demonstration of determination to repel any attack on the Crimean coast missile will cool down any hot head, " - said the expert.
The decision to send branches GRU and marine corps in the Crimea was only true in the current situation, says the head of the Center for geopolitical analysis Leonid Ivashov.
"without a doubt, this step was correct, and almost the only possible way to defend bloodshed. Military units, as far as I know, was blocked, and they were asked not to shoot and not to resist, " said Ivashov.
He added that the peaceful development of events on the Crimean Peninsula says about the validity of decisions of the President. The specialist Also said that the Russian Federation had the right to increase military buildup in the Crimea in Accordance With the agreement on deployment of military units on the Peninsula, according to which the Russian Federation was the stock number for deployment. He said and the fact that the deployment of systems Bastion on the Peninsula were the infractions of existing agreements.
"Bastion, I think, was deployed in a timely and legally - we had an agreement on the deployment of military units, a stock number, in accordance with this agreement, So that we had the right to deploy them there," said Ivashov.
He also noticed that the term "polite citizens" as best characterizes the work of the Russian forces in the Crimea. According to expert reviews, the Western Military such methods do not work." in the West, for example, If show the servants of police forces and special forces, they are for TV effect are quite rude, insolent and decisively, " said the specialist.