Belbek

Bel’bek

 

a river in the Crimea. It is 55 km long and drains a basin of 505 sq km. It rises on a northwestern slope of the main ridge of the Crimean Mountains and flows into the Black Sea 5 km north of Sevastopol’ Bay. The Bel’bek is the most copious river in the Crimea, with an average year-round discharge of 2.7 cubic m per sec. From July to September it usually dries out. Orchards grow in the valley.

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LITTLE GREEN MEN Soldiers with no insignia besiege Belbek air base in Crimea last March
Over the weekend, Russian troops stormed the Belbek air force base near Sevastopol and detained the commander.
In Ukraine's Crimean region, Russian-speaking Ukrainians and Russian troops took over Belbek airbase, and Russian naval vessels blocked and harassed Ukrainian ships.
Elite Russian troops firing into the air and backed by armoured vehicles had on Saturday stormed Ukraine's Belbek airbase in Crimea after earlier taking other bases as well as naval vessels.
Mr Mamchur is the commander of the Belbek Air Force base near Sevastopol, which was taken over on Saturday by forces who sent armoured personnel carriers smashing through the base's walls and fired shots and stun grenades.
Mamchur commanded the Belbek air force base near Sevastopol.
Yuliy Mamchur is the commander of the Belbek Air Force base near Sevastopol, which was taken over Saturday by forces who sent armored personnel carriers smashing through the base's walls and fired shots and stun grenades.
A Russian officer (L) speaks with a Ukrainian officer before storming in the Ukrainian military air base in small city of Belbek near the Crimean city of Sevastopol on 22 March 2014.
The Belbek airbase, near Sevastopol, was one of the last military strongholds under Ukrainian control after Moscow's takeover of Crimea.
An APC also smashed open the front gate of the Belbek base near the port city of Sevastopol, according to footage provided by the Ukrainian Defence ministry.