Reuters takes photos of Russian military vehicles moving to Ukraine border

23:21, 24 May 2015
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A convoy of dozens of military vehicles was moving towards Russia's border with Ukraine on Sunday, May 24.


The pictures of the convoy were taken by a Reuters stringer near the Russian southern town of Matveev Kurgan, near the Russian-Ukrainian border in Rostov region in Russia, the TSN TV news program reported.

The military vehicles, including Uragan multiple rocket launchers, military trucks without license plates and few armored personnel carriers, crossed the southern Russian town of Matveev Kurgan and turned to the fields from the road near the border with Ukraine, according to a Reuters journalist.


As was earlier reported, numerous reports by journalists operating in and around the Ukrainian-controlled city of Mariupol in Donetsk region say that Russia is continuing to mass thousands of soldiers in the area, with the movement of troops indicating a possible offensive in the near future, military analysts say.

Russia is also building up its military presence near the Ukrainian border.

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