NSDC information center speaker Andrii Lysenko said this at the briefing answering the question whether the information of the fact that the Russian troops are adopting firing positions in this area is confirmed, Censor.NET reports citing LigaBiznesInform.
"We observe accumulation of the Russian Federation Armed Forces in this area. This occurs along all the border with the Russian Federation. Field camps are being arranged there etc. That means that some infrastructure is established that constantly accepts tanks, APCs and military personnel. It's all the same as it was during the first phase of the anti-terrorist operation. Russia just announced then that it was only maneuvers and took the troops away and now they return. I would not be surprised if the Russian Federation will state that it conducts some maneuvers again," he said.