"Theconvoy of Russian Armed Forces entered the territory of Ukraine 3days ago. That is 1200 people being probably soldiers of theRussian Federation Army and 150 armored vehicles including tanksand Grads," he said. He is also convinced that the convoy isoperated by the Russian Federation servicemen. According toHromadske.TV, now the part of the convoy stands in Luhansk on 30Rokiv Peremohy Street.
Earlier,local residents reported of a convoy of military equipment fromRussia which went through Mykolaivka village of theStanichno-Luhanske district and entered Luhansk. The information ofRussian heavy military equipment carrying mercenaries was confirmedlater on Facebook by director of the Center for Military andPolitical Studies Dmytro Tymchuk.
Hromadske.TV journalist Anastasia Stanko also reportson Twitter of the eyewitnesses who saw an armored convoy."Those people in the town of Shchastia, who I managed to speakwith, confirm the information but they say that those are ordinarymercenaries as before but not Russian Army regulars," shewrites.