This was stated at a briefing of the NSDC Information Center speaker Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports.
"In recent days the removal of broken equipment by the terrorists and Russian forces to the Russian Federation for further sales of scrap metal has intensified. According to operational data, we are talking about tens of units exported on truck platforms," he said.
"At the same time, in Snizhne the terrorists organized a process of dismantling military equipment and weapons damaged beyond repair by the Ukrainian troops. The metal is also exported for sale to Russia," Lysenko said.
"Confrontations between Russian troops and various terrorist gangs escalate in regard to the removal of equipment and scrap," he concluded.