Defense Ministry explained what weapons Russia supplies to Donbas militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal military structures possess about 470 tanks, 800 armored combat vehicles and 200 items of fire systems
19:40, 25 January 2016

Illegal military structures in the ATO area receive necessary weapons by road and railway transport, informed the Head of the General Directory for Intelligence of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine, Vadym Skybytskiy.

“Militants receive weaponry and ammunition, mines, mortars as well as fuels and explosives by road and railway transport to ensure military actions,” – explained Skybytskiy.    

According to the General Directory for Intelligence military groups 1 and 2 possess about 470 tanks, 800 armored combat vehicles, a huge number of artillery systems and about 200 items of fire systems. “Normally heavy weaponry is located in places of permanent deployment of the troops, namely in major population centers,” – said Skrybytskiy.   

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