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 Russia Has Built Up 42 Thousand Troops on the Border with Ukraine. MAP

Russia continue to build up troops at the Ukrainian border.

Head of the Center for Military and Political Studies Dmytro Tymchuk wrote about it on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

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"According to the data of the Information Resistance group, near the border of Ukraine on August 4, 2014, the following groups of the Russian army are located (on the eastern borders, from the top down - the Chernihiv, Kharkiv and Donetsk directions)," he said.

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"The Donetsk direction: up to 8000 troops, up to 40 tanks, up to 500 armored fighting vehicles (AFV), up to 140 artillery, up to 60 aircraft, up to 50 multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). The Kharkiv direction: up to 5100 troops, up to 30 tanks, up to 300 AFVs, up to 55 artillery, up to 50 aircrafts, up to 20 helicopters, up to 20 MLRSs. The Chernigov direction: up to 3300 troops, up to 50 tanks, up to 190 AFVs, up to 40 artillery, up to 40 aircrafts, up to 20 helicopters," Tymchuk wrote.

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"The Transnistria direction: up to 3200 troops of the Armed Forces of the self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR), up to 19 tanks, up to 90 AFVs, up to 40 MLRSs; the Russian Armed Forces: up to 3000 troops, up to 35 AFVs. The occupied territory Crimea: up to 22,000 troops, up to 30 tanks, up to 300 AFVs, up to 33 aircrafts, up to 55 helicopters," he concluded.


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