The information was shared at the regular briefing today by NSDCspeaker Andrii Lysenko, reports Censor.NET.
He did not specify the exact number of the Russian servicemencurrently within Ukrainian territory.
"We have been registering a halt on withdrawing Russian troopsfrom the territory of Ukraine. At the same time, the terrorists areconcentrating forces near Rozsypne and Pelagiyivka villages inDonetsk region," NSDC speaker informed.
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Besides, according to Lysenko, within the temporarilyoccupied Crimea, exercises by pilots of the Northern separateseaborne fighter regiment of deck-based aviation were completed onNytka (Thread) take-off and landing systempolygon near the town of Saky.
Lysenko also pointed out the terrorists have become less activein the regions adjacent to Mariupol and Novoazovsk. According tothe NSDC, this can be attributed to the current presence of theOSCE Mission in the area.