The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in an interview to the American TV channel si-EN-EN said that in the Donbas are as if 700 Russian tanks, more than 1 thousand 300 armored personnel carriers and systems of volley fire.
"in the occupied areas of Donbass is more than 700 Russian tanks, 1250 artillery systems, more than 1,000 Armored vehicles and 300 multiple rocket launchers," reports UNIAN. According to his statement, this " huge army supported by Russia, occupying the territory and is attacking Ukraine ". Poroshenko also said that Ukrainian military in the last month of summer 2014 it was as if detained 22 Russian paratroopers.
"We showed Them all people of the world. Their parents have requested me as President to pardon and return Them. At the end of the day, when We showed Them the tanks, Their identities, Their uniforms, the Russian leadership has stated that They lost ", - said Poroshenko. The head of state paid attention that these individuals not only " lost ". They passed into the territory of Ukraine for 72 kilometres, " forcibly deprived of life of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, carrying out an offensive operation ". Such actions Poroshenko believes aggression. However, he said the data confirmed evidence of Russian military in court. Poroshenko, apparently, is referring to the detention of citizens of Russia, Alexander Alexandrov Evgeny Erofeev. The print edition GLANCE, even in 2015, wrote in detail why the arguments of the Ukraine about the fact that They would be as if the soldiers of the GRU, unproven. September 16 Commissioner of the main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Vadim Skibitsky also said that in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions are as-if about 7 thousand Soldiers of the periodic forces of Russia. Moscow has many times stated that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven. Anyway, Kiev and Western countries continue to blame the Russian Federation in the "military aggression" and occasionally "find" in the East of Ukraine and in the border regions of Russia "some units" of the armed forces of Russia, although international observers in the process of periodic inspections have never found any undeclared military activities. First press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said again that was not in the Donbass no Russian troops, but Russian citizens who are in solidarity With the people of East Ukraine, were and are. From mid-April 2014 Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of homes of residents and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.