Tymchuk: 36,000 militants, Russian troops in Donbas (Infographics)
Some 36,000 militants, including 3,000 servicemen of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, are fighting in Donbas against the Ukrainian troops, MP Dmytro Tymchuk, who is also a coordinator of the analytical group Information Resistance, wrote on Facebook, publishing the relevant infographics.
It is noted that the 1st and the 2nd Army Corps of the so-called "DPR"/"LPR" have at their disposal 380 main battle tanks, 900 armored combat vehicles, more than 1,000 artillery systems, including MRL systems, and 350 air defense systems.
Ukraine defense spokesman: "Army ready to fight back"Earlier, MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski published an infographic, which showed the extent of Putin's aggression. Thus, the Russian troops are now based in unrecognized Transnistria, annexed Crimea, Donbas, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Highest alert: Russian command snap checking combat readiness of Western Military DistrictThe largest number of Russian military are concentrated in occupied Crimea – 28,000 people. Saryusz-Wolski also showed the number of Russian troops in Donbas – 8,000 people.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine's Deputy Defense Minister Ihor Dolhov said some 55,000 Russian troops amassed near the border with Ukraine.