Russia responded to the statement about the Ukrainian "missile strike" on the ships
The Russian Parliament and military specialists are not frightened by the words Ukrainian expert Michael Zirkova, who said about the ability of Kiev to reach ships in Novorossiysk.
Previously, the specialist said that thanks to the new anti-ship cruise missile R-360 Neptun Ukraine allegedly can hit targets off the coast of Crimea as well as Russian ships in the port of Novorossiysk.
Senator Franz Klintsevich doubt in the capabilities of Ukrainian weapons.
"They modernize old Soviet rockets from "Uragan" and "Smerch". The fact that the ballistic missiles they put servos, does not mean that they got cruise missiles", — the politician told the radio station "Moscow speaking".
In addition, the Russian air defenses able to repel any attack from the Ukrainian side, he added.
"Today do not see any danger in this because if only such a rocket start, we have emergency devices which determine the coordinates, we're literally in a few minutes we will defeat any purpose which has produced some shot," concluded Klintsevich.
The Deputy Ruslan Balbec said that the Ukrainian expert "was steeped in the theories". According to the MP, Kiev to Moscow dialogue.
"We are not going to attack Ukraine, but will not tolerate any provocation," he was quoted RT.
The politician also urged Jirkova not make public statements that have nothing to do with reality.
Military expert, chief editor of the magazine "national defense" Igor Korotchenko, in turn, said that the naval base in Novorossiysk is securely covered from the air.
"In practical terms, attempts to attack Russia or to attack Russian military targets will mean for the Ukrainian geopolitical catastrophe and the loss of its statehood," the expert said in comments to RIA Novosti.
Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of rocket and artillery Sciences Konstantin Sivkov also said that "Neptune" is a version of Soviet missiles. According to him, Russia has weapons whose range of two to two and a half times higher than the Ukrainian rocket.
"We'll have to raise the action to parry these threats is to provide a control system, to strengthen the intelligence system in the black sea theater of operations, to track the movement of the Ukrainian ships in the likely place of start of rockets and prevent their advancement there. It is normal daily activities of the Navy" — he said live on NSN.
The specialist said that Ukraine has enough boosters, so much to worry the Russians is not necessary.