Lysenko claims the militants were previously easily coming through these checkpoints, Cenzor.NET reports, citing Novosti Donbassa. Now the Russian border guards reinforce these points by heavy armored vehicles.
The representative of the NSDC believes that the goal of this kind of detachments is to prevent the mercenaries to return to the territory of the Russian Federation. Lysenko said that such cases have already taken place. The Russian border guards have shot up a minivan with mercenaries that was trying to return to the territory of Russia.