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He advised that the reporters apply to the Ministry of Defense of Russia for more detailed information, RIA Novosti reported.

"Firstly, the Russian Federation is free to change the configuration of the armed forces on its territory, to the extent it considers appropriate. Secondly, with regard to specifics, in this case, it is better to address this issue to my colleagues from the Ministry of Defense," Peskov said, answering the question whether Russia is actually amassing forces at the border with Ukraine, as reported by the Ukrainian General Staff, and for what purpose.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko on July 23 announced that Russia had recently increased its military presence on the Ukrainian border, having amassed three divisions of motorized rifle troops capable of conducting rapid offensive operations.