Investigation: Russian arms supplies to Donbass and prepares active hostilities

2016-02-12 12:28 PM
Russia supplies a significant amount of weapons, ammunition and other military materials to the occupied Donbass, indicating that preparations for the restoration of active hostilities.

This was stated by representative of the Defence Intelligence Vadim Skibitskyy at a briefing on Friday, reports Ukrinform. & Nbsp;

“So, Russia takes measures to increase stocks of ammunition and fuel and lubricants in Ukraine. It is possible that there is an active preparation to restore active offensive military operations “, - he said. & nbsp;

Responding to clarifying questions about the reality of the threat Skibitskyy said:” This is a real threat because those stocks which are now in Ukraine for 1 and 2 army corps, they provide operations, daily activities of these groups “.

” a further increase, which increased it in the second half of January - early February can say that there is an active military training. But the volume of goods that are imported, they exceed those needs that have to date for 1 and 2 Army corps “- he said. & nbsp;

Skibitskyy said that, in particular, motorways February 6th through the checkpoint “Dovzhansky” about 30 trucks delivered munitions and military equipment on the 2 Army corps in Lugansk, Krasny Luch, Alchevsk and Stakhanov. & nbsp;

in addition, he said, February 8 through Ukraine border, near the towns Red October passed a column of military vehicles personnel. & Nbsp;

“railway transport on the territory of Ukraine during 5-7 February was opened three military trains on the route Rostov-on-Don, Ilovaysk who brought tanks, infantry fighting vehicles , assault guns, howitzers, military vehicles, about 300 tons of ammunition and more than 300 tons of fuel and lubricants “, - he said. & nbsp;

Meanwhile, Defence revealed military echelon route Rostov-on-Don - Khartsyzsk, who also delivered about 250 tons of ammunition to artillery systems, and antitank weapons. & nbsp;

“The military trains often run the route Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy-Lugansk. Deliver ammunition and fuel and lubricants”, - stressed Skibitskyy. & nbsp;

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