Turchynov: Signs of planned deployment of more Russian military in Donbas

18:21, 25 August 2015

The Russian military engineers work on facilitating transfer of additional forces to Donbas, according to Oleksandr Turchynov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council.

Russian military engineering units deployed five moble pontoon bridges near the Siversky Donets river / Photo from UNIAN

"Military infrastructure is being formed to provide for deployment of additional units of the Russian troops in the occupied territory of Ukraine for their operational use," said Oleksandr Turchynov.

According to Turchynov, the Russian military engineers deployed five mobile pontoon bridges near the Siversky Donets river in the area, where the Russian-Ukrainian state border runs across its fairway, "as well as built access roads” to these locations.

Read alsoUkrainian interest. Soldierly Turchynov, escalation in Donbas and exchange of sanctionsTurchynov noted that this is yet another evidence of the direct and immediate involvement of the Russian army in the war unleashed by the Kremlin in the east of Ukraine.

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