Three Russian columns with military equipment enter Ukraine
Russia is continuing to send military equipment into parts of Ukraine where insurgents have seized control, National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday.
He said that in the last day three columns with more than 200 units of military hardware had entered Ukraine from Russia.
In particular, on Thursday at 0800, a Russian column of up to 150 trucks was spotted heading through Dubrovka in the direction of Dmitrovka, and at 1210 a second column of 10 fuel tankers and six armored fighting vehicles was seen.
During the night a column of 40 trucks (33 of which were tankers) was observed moving through the settlement of Izvarino in the direction of Luhansk, " Lysenko said.