On the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions are currently more than 7.5 thousand Russian soldiers. On Monday, December 21, on air of TV channel «112 Ukraine» said the representative of the Main Directorate of the defence intelligence of Ukraine Vadim Skibitsky.
«If you take the data that is in the Gur, military personnel of the Russian armed forces located on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, we have around 7 thousand 700. It’s those that are members of the armed forces», – quotes Sibirskogo Agency UNIAN.
The summary of the situation in the ATO zone as at 20 December Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine reported that the separatists secretly place weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements on the Slavic area.
Also, according to the Ukrainian intelligence, the main efforts of the separatists have focused in particular on strengthening advanced units snipers, anti-tank calculations and means of air defense in Slavyansk, Donetsk and Mariupol directions.