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 Russia to deploy three divisions near Ukraine's border, - Skibitskyi

The Russian Federation is conducting active reinforcement of two armies and forming new divisions near the Ukrainian border.

MoD Intelligence representative Vadym Skibitskyi said on air of Espreso.TV, Censor.NET reports.

"The 1st Tank Army, which is stationed in the Moscow region, and the 20th Army with headquarters in Voronezh are being reinforced. Three new divisions are being formed. The Russian leadership has changed its plans. A few years ago, they said only three brigades were deployed near the Ukrainian border. Now, these brigades have turned into three divisions," Skibitskyi noted.

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According to him, by the end of 2016, Russia will deploy the military of these divisions at the Ukrainian border.
 
 
 
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