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 10 Combat Vehicles BM-21 Grad, T-64 Tanks and BTR Armored Personnel Carriers Entered Ukraine from Russian Territory – Ministry of Defense

10 combat vehicles carrying BM-21 Grad missile systems, T-64 tanks and other vehicles were brought from the Russian Federation to Ukraine. There are proofs that the vehicles belongs to the Russian army.

Acting Defense Minister Mykhailo Koval announced this during his speech in the parliament, Ukrainska Pravda informs.

"We had operational information that 10 combat vehicles Grad BM-21 crossed the state border of Ukraine and now act on the territory of Ukraine," Koval said.

"One of the vehicles was captured and destroyed", he said

The Ukrainian soldiers have found evidence that it belonged to the Russian army.

He also reported about the revealed tanks.

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"As for tanks: we have revealed three tanks. Two of them were damaged in the area of Saur-Mohyla last week. One tank was completely destroyed and the other one the terrorists managed to evacuate. Those are T-64 tanks without serial numbers that belong to the Russian army," the head of the Defense Ministry said.

In addition, the militants possess two IS-2 tanks that were removed from the pedestals. One of them still operates, according to Koval's information

Up to five BTR APCs were also seen.

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The head of the Defense Ministry assured that the Ukrainian soldiers have completely denied the opportunity for vehicles from Russia to enter Ukraine last week.

"We have completely blocked any chance for any armored vehicles to enter the territory of Ukraine from the Russian Federation last week," he said.

Earlier, the unit of the National Guard of Ukraine captured the BTR-80 APC with terrorists trying to get into the territory of Ukraine from Russia on Friday night.

 
 
 
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