Mines of Russian production in Donetsk: witness of Russia’s financing of militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

The mines found in Hranitne and Pavlopil are not in the service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
18:24, 29 August 2018

In Donetsk region, the Prosecutor General’s Office spotted the evidence of the financing of the militants by Russia. The mines that are not in the service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were found in two settlements as the press service of the prosecutor’s office reported.

“Preliminary, the mentioned samples of the mine-explosive devices are not in the service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and are not used by the Ukrainian soldiers,” the message said.

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Thus, during the execution of one of the tasks at the suburbs of Hranitne, Donetsk region, a soldier of the Joint Forces Operation found a mine-explosive device that was identified as proximity fuse “Okhota”.

In accordance with the tactic and technical characteristics of “Okhota”, it is the package of the landmines (5 pieces) that are activated during the spotting of the person’s movement through the seismic sensors installed in the area. It has the control unit with the power supply elements and it allows the enemy to use the mines not only remotely but also in offline mode.

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Moreover, during the performing of the tasks by the soldiers of the Joint Forces Operation at the suburbs of Pavlopil, Donetsk region, the mine-explosive devices PMN-2 were found.

“Taking into account the place where these samples were found, their use at the territory of Donetsk regions witness the armed aggression of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the illegal armed formations controlled by Russia,” the message said.

In accordance with the tactic and technical characteristics of PMN-2, it is designed for the personnel defeat that jeopardizes the lives and health of the civilians in Donetsk region.

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In the result of the investigation actions, on August 22, the mentioned samples were confiscated during the inspection of the site and the immediate investigative actions take place.

Earlier Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has filed six lawsuits against Russia to the European Court of Human Rights. The fifth lawsuit concerns the kidnapping of Ukrainian orphans, when Russian terrorists moved the orphans from Ukraine who were in the boarding school in Luhansk region.

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