Russia strengthens its units in Donbas, – Defense Ministry

Russia reinforces its units in the Donbas with personnel, weapons, and military equipment.

Censor.NET reports citing the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Defense Ministry.

More facts of transfer of military equipment, ammunition and fuel for the 1st Army Corps from the territory of Russia have been confirmed. In particular, three armored MT-LB tractors, five trucks with ammunition and four tankers entered Ukraine through Izvaryne checkpoint.

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The most alarming is the situation in the Mariupol sector. As directed by the commander of the 1st Army Corps (Donetsk), Major-General of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Valeriy Asapov (Valeriy Primakov, according to cover documents), the 9th Special Motorized Rifle Regiment of Marines (Novoazovsk) was reinforced with personnel, combat equipment and motor vehicles, as well as additional ammunition from warehouses of missile and artillery corps.

Russian military officials continue to take steps to improve combat capability of the 6th Separate Motorized Rifle Regiment (Stakhanov) of the 2nd Army Corps (Luhansk). The process is headed by Major-General Yevgeniy Nikiforov (Yevgeniy Morgun, according to cover documents), deputy commander of the 58th Army (Vladikavkaz) of the Southern Military District.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n376644