Russia continues arming Donbas via uncontrolled border sections – intel

19:55, 24 July 2020
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The Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Main Intelligence Directorate has said Russia continues supplying weapons, ammunition, fuel and lubricants, and other military equipment to the temporarily occupied districts in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions through the uncontrolled border sections.

"In particular, over twenty 120mm mortars and about 1,500 tonnes of fuel have been delivered to formations and units of the 1st (Donetsk) and 2nd (Luhansk) Army Corps of the Russian occupying forces since July 16," according to the ministry's daily report on the situation in the Joint Forces Operation zone.

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In addition, Russia-controlled armed formations are also provided with infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers and other types of weapons, which are repaired and upgraded by enterprises of the Russian defense industry.

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