Armored vehicles are transported to the northern part of Donetsk (3-4 pieces at one time). Throughout the day a tank group and up to 5 units of armored fighting vehicles (AFV-1, AFV-2) were tipped through the Kyiv region to the Donetsk Airport, Tymchuk stated.
The regrouping of "Gorlivsky garrison" military organization is also observed, as well as gathering of vehicles and military equipment near “Styrol Concern” in Donetsk.
Formation of a new task force take place in "Lutuhinski tabory". Military equipment comes through and through Lugansk and Krasny Luch. In fact, formation a part of a terrorist group is completed (five 122-mm self-propelled guns 2S1 "Gvozdika" and three installations MLRS BM-21 "Grad").
6 carloads with ammunition and equipment came to Illovaisk from Russia via Russian Railways. The militants take back the military equipment to be repaired in Luhansk. The equipment tends to break down, and the LPR’s authorities associates it with "sabotage caused by Ukrainian propaganda”, said Dmytro Tymchuk. There were several arrests of militants, which are incriminated sabotage.
In Donetsk, the local "Ministry of State Security" started active campaign against the "acts of civil disobedience", which occur in the form of public manifestations (graffiti, listening to the Ukrainian music in the streets and transport, pro-Ukrainian leaflets distribution etc).
General Staff of Ukraine reported that 30 thousand militants, mainly “mercenaries, pro-Russian activists and local armed outcasts who fight, create chaos and destruct” remain in the occupied regions, around 45 thousand troops Russia has massed on its border with Ukraine.
32th Russian “humanitarian aid” is to be send to the occupied Donbass territories on July 16, as Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations informed yesterday.
National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine stated that all Russian so-called "humanitarian convoys" are sent to support militants only. Preferably, trucks bring to the territory controlled by terrorists ammunition, dry rations, weapons.
Since summer 2014 Russian Federation sends so-called "humanitarian aids" - columns of trucks, with the unknown contents. Ukrainian border guards, customs officers and representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross are not able to inspect the goods.