Over the past two weeks Russian military sites in Crimea have been hit by a series of explosions. Ukraine stopped short of taking credit but high-ranking officials termed the blasts “just as the beginning” and “demilitarisation in action”. Russia claimed the August 9 explosion was caused by a fire at an ammunition depot at the Saky base. Moscow, however, blamed “sabotage” for August 16 blasts at the ammunition dump in Maiskoye. Watch the video to know why Putin has been forced to adopt a defensive strategy in Crimea.