Tymchuk: Russia deploys militants, tanks and mortar battery near Mariupol

13:22, 20 February 2015
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The Russian Federation has sent its troops, tanks and a mortar battery to the village of Bezimenne near Mariupol, head of the Information Resistance group Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on his Facebook page on Friday.


"A mixed group of militants and Russian mercenaries of up to a reinforced company, including 130 persons, four tanks, six trucks, six D-30 howitzers and a mortar battery, has arrived in the village of Bezimenne of the Novoazovskiy district from the territory of the Russian Federation," he said

"In addition, the group also included the intelligence group of 17 people of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian Federation, three sport utility vehicles and a van," Tymchuk said.

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