Russia is not increasing its military forces on the border line with Ukraine, the state border service receive only a " minor reinforcements, " said the presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.
" There is no increase no, there is a certain saturation of the border factor, as the situation on the border is of concern to us, " said Ushakov. Explain what is meant by the border factor, Ushakov said, it's something that border guards get a little strength." While the troops were allocated, and So they allocated ", - he added, RIA " Novosti ". Ushakov noticed that Putin was informed about it Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of the French Republic Francois Hollande. First press Secretary centuries Putin Dmitry Peskov said he was surprised by statements about the concentration of Russian troops on the border line with Ukraine. According to him, " the story is not about a concentration of troops, And on action to strengthen protection of the borders of the Russian Federation ". So Sands responded that on Thursday, NATO told that the Russian Federation has resumed building up military forces on the border with Ukraine, concentrating There are several thousand military. Recall, in April and may in the border with Ukraine in the areas of training battalion groups of Russian military power. According to the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, Russia was forced to respond to the development of provisions in Slavyansk. on may 19 head of the centuries Putin ordered troops participating in the exercises in Rostov, Belgorod and Bryansk regions, return to places of permanent deployment. In June, Putin said that " no Russian military units or military instructors in the South-East of Ukraine no ". Putin asked Western colleagues to refrain from unfounded accusations and provide confirmation of the presence of Russian military in the square of Ukraine.