Ukrainian army pulls to the line of contact a large number of military equipment, told reporters Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Bacurin.
"during the day observed increased activity of the Ukrainian security forces to increase firepower of a caliber greater than 100 millimeters on the boundary line between the parties in violation of the Minsk agreements, the Ukrainian side has also signed" - quoted Basurin.
"in the sector "With" the enemy has up to 22 battalions. In its composition: tanks up to 130 units, armored combat vehicles to 950 units, field artillery guns and mortars to 290 units, MLRS to 35 units, " - said Basurin.
according to his statement of the messenger of the militia DND, sector " B "group of the APU consists of up to 26 battalions," in its composition: tanks up to 230 units, armored combat vehicles 830 units, field artillery guns and mortars up to 360 units, MLRS to 75 ".
in the sector of " M " grouping of forces of VSU has up to 20 battalions, in its composition, According to Basurin up to 75 units of tanks, 545 units of armored combat vehicles, up to 180 units of field artillery guns and mortars, MLRS to 22 units.
Also Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia told about the arrival in Novotroitsk 9 destroyers and 6 tanks in Krasnogorovka eleven MLRS " Grad ", in Tarasovka and Water 6 MLRS " Grad ", 9 SAU "Nona" and 4 SAU 2S7 " Pion ", in the residential settlement Talakovka 6 guns of calibre of 152 mm, a Starognatovk to the artillery battalion of 152 mm BG 2A36 " Hyacinth ". According to his statement, during the day the town of Novgorod in the territory of "Peter's hill" was transferred to 2 jet batteries of MLRS " Grad ".
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass discussed during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which Since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.