Border guards record Russian forces' activity near Ukrainian borders

16:19, 25 August 2016
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Ukrainian border guards have recorded the activity of the Russian Armed Forces near the administrative border with the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and in other areas during the past few days, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

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"The soldiers of the Azov-Black Sea regional government have spotted two Mi-8 helicopters in flight near the administrative border over the temporarily occupied territory of the peninsula. In addition, the divisions of the border guard observed exponential movement of military equipment and boats near the administrative boundary line," the report stated.

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"In Kharkiv region, the border guards continued to observe the work of mobile radio intelligence posts on Russian territory and near the border with Ukraine. According to available information, Russia has deployed reconnaissance and signaling systems in this direction," the border guards noted.

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