Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexander Kuzmuk told journalists that "all missiles launched on Thursday during the exercises of the Ukrainian air defense have hit the targets set". The minister stressed that "all hits have been registered", the RIA Novosti correspondent reports. Kuzmuk also noted that "all the missiles used during the practice had not outlived their service life and had self-destructors". The minister specially stressed that "safety and control of firing practice were given much attention at these exercises".
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia