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 OSCE monitors find new tanks of pro-Russian militants in occupied areas

Dozens of military equipment units are being stored by pro-Russian militants in the Donbas outside of their designated storage areas.

Monitors of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine recorded 25 tanks, including 15 T-64s at a shooting range near Myrne village, that are stored behind the withdrawal line but beyond their designated storage areas. This was announced by the Mission's press service, Censor.NET informs.

"Beyond the respective withdrawal line but outside assigned areas, the SMM observed 25 tanks (at least 15 T-64) at a training area near "LPR"-controlled Myrne (28km south-west of Luhansk) and at least four tanks (three T-64 and one T-72) at a training area near "LPR"-controlled Kruhlyk (31km south-west of Luhansk)," the message reads.

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"Aerial surveillance available to the SMM revealed the presence of 22 towed howitzers at a training area near Myrne, and 29 tanks at a training area near Kruhlyk on 5 August, as well as the presence of four tanks in "DPR"-controlled Zelene (28km east of Donetsk) and one tank in "DPR"-controlled Hruzko-Zorianske (22km east of Donetsk) on 6 August," the SMM reports.



 
 
 
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