Tank competition between the Donetsk and Lugansk militia took place in the Donetsk people's Republic near the city of Torez, in the first stage of the competition the victory was won by tankmen of the Luhansk national Republic, said a member of the jury, major Armed mil DNR Peter Brooks.
"the individual competition between the tankers of the DPR and LPR won visitors from people's Republic of Lugansk. Tomorrow's race will be decisive in determining the overall winner ", - has declared Streams " Donetsk news Agency ".
the head of the Ministry of defence DND Vladimir Kononov said that he liked the 2nd army corps LNR, and the crew separate tank battalion of the first army corps of the DPR. Kononov also said that tomorrow's stage of the competition changes." the organizers suggest to remove defeat the purpose with the name " rotorcraft ", everything else will remain", - has declared the head of the Ministry of defence. The first two days of competition between the tankers of the republics in the Donbas region were initiated on the last working day of the week in the morning. First in DND have passed Tank competitions with the participation of 33 of the best tank crews of the Republic, which ended Sunday in victory for the tankers of the third Gorlovka infantry brigade. Recall, September 24 at the site in Torez during a tank biathlon, a terrorist act occurred. As a result of explosion one child died, another received severe damage to health. First, on 13 September, the militia DND has proposed the best tankers military power of Ukraine to compete in skill combat vehicles. However, this invitation was not accepted. In the last month of summer the Ministry of defence of the Donetsk national Republic announced the first in the history of DND competitions on tank biathlon among the soldiers of the Donbas republics. It was noted that in competitions will take into account criteria of precision shooting and maneuverability.