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 Captive Russian paratrooper Romantsev: “My car was set on fire. I understood that we’re in Ukraine and it became scary.”. VIDEO

On Aug. 25, near the town of Dzerkalne, Amvrosiivka distric, the Donetsk region, a joint operative group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Security Service of Ukraine detained 10 servicemen of the 331st regiment, 98th Svirskaya division of the Airborne troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (unit 71211).

As reported by Censor.NET citing Informational Resistance portal, the detainees testified to the paratroopers' battalion being redeployed on Aug. 23 via railway to the Rostov region of the RF. At around 3 a.m. on Aug. 24, the unit was raised at alarm and received an order to march in a column with several dozen armored vehicles. Only the officer corps was informed that the Russian equipment would invade the territory of Ukraine.

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