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 About 9,000 Russian soldiers remain in Donbas occupied territory, - Headquarters

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About 9,000 servicemen of the regular Russian army remain in the Donbas temporary occupied territory.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the head of the Ukrainian armed forces headquarters press service Vladyslav Selezniov on July 7, on the air of 5 Channel.

"According to our information, about 9,000 servicemen of the regular Russian army remain in the Donbas' temporary occupied territory," he said.

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Moreover, according to Selezniov, about 30,000 of the so-called "militants" remain on the territory temporarily controlled by the "DPR" and "LPR": "These are mercenaries, pro-Russian activists and local outcasts, who, bearing arms, make havoc and deal destruction on the occupied territories."

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He also said that about 45,000 Russian troops were located near the Ukrainian border.

 
 
 
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