Ukraine Def. Ministry: Donbas militants continue drills, aerial reconnaissance

15:48, 28 August 2017
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Russian-backed militants in the temporarily occupied Donbas are engaged in military exercises and active aerial reconnaissance, according to a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman.

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"Intelligence reports say that the militants are engaged in military drills in the occupied areas, active aerial reconnaissance is being conducted and Russia continues to deliver military hardware," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, August 28, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

Read alsoUkraine spots Russian-backed militants' active reconnaissance in DonbasMotuzianyk also said that three train convoys arrived in occupied Donbas last week, which brought five main battle tanks and 25 fuel tanks for enemy military equipment.

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