Russian sniper unit arrives in Donbas – Intel

14:00, 21 July 2016
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Twelve Russian snipers armed with hi-end rifles have been deployed in the militant-held Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, speaker for the presidential administration on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko has told the reporters at a Kyiv briefing Thursday, July 21, citing Ukraine’s military intelligence.


"Ukrainian military intelligence reports that the unit of Russian snipers has arrived in the area near Svitlodarsk. It’s 12 soldiers with the latest 12.7 mm sniper rifles," Lysenko said, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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