It is T-72 tanks, according to preliminary data, Tymchuk says.
"Both our sources and ATO staff confirm the information about the tanks in Snizhne. Ukraine removed this type of tanks from active service. However, they are in operational service of the Russian Army," the expert states.
He also added that the BTR APVs that the militants in Snizhne operate have been previously seized by the Russian soldiers from the territories of the Ukrainian Coast Guard units in Crimea.