ATO: Russia sends 50 trucks, 20 APCs, and 40 wagons of military equipment into Donbas

15:19, 20 April 2015
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Over the last few days Russia has sent to the Donbas 50 Ural military trucks, 20 manned APCs and a freight train with 40 wagons of military equipment, the spokesman of the government’s Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters, Andriy Lysenko, said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday.

Photo from militant organization Web site

"According to intelligence reports, over the past few days from the territory of the Russian Federation via the Dolzhansky checkpoint Ural 50 military trucks and 20 infantry fighting vehicles with fighters seen were heading in the direction of the town of Debaltseve" he said.

"And a freight train of about 40 wagons carrying military equipment, which was covered with tents, passed from the territory of the Russian Federation through Dolzhanska railway station in the city of Sverdlovsk in Luhansk region," Lysenko added.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the militants have deployed a tactical groups of up to 120 fighters in the area Shyrokino, according to reports from the Information Resistance group of military experts.

"A buildup and rotation of tactical militant groups continues, [with the groups] conducting fighting in the Shyrokino and Pavlopol areas," the group said in a statement.

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