"We clearly understand that without the Russian Federation support of all these hordes of mercenaries, without Russian military personnel, weapons, ammunition it (the ATO - Ed.) would be finished in a week," he says.
Herashchenko says that "it is just due of the fact that the terrorists have the opportunity to improve their health, go to the rear and rest in Russia, they have powers to struggle."
"Why are they fighting so fiercely and do not give us the opportunity to close the border? For we just surround them," Adviser to the Interior Minister says.