On Sunday, February 18, near the Ukrainian armed forces positions in the Svitlodarska arc area in Donbas, two militants, citizens of Russia, were blown up by their own mine-blasting fences. This is reported by the press center of Ukrainian headquarters with reference to intelligence information.
According to the Ukrainian military, both deceased are related to the so-called. "7th separate motorized brigade" of militants.
"Both militants turned out to be citizens of the Russian Federation, one of them was Vladimir Lyubimov, a resident of the Krasnodar, born in 1988. The second one, Mikhaylov Sergey, born in 1972, a resident of the city of Astrakhan. Second militant received mine-explosive wounds," a statementsaid.
The headquarters does not rule out that media of militants will try to accuse the Armed Forces of violating the ceasefire, attributing the death and injury of members of the groups to the Ukrainian military.
"Another fact of the Russian presence in Donbas was discovered, and information about the militants' belonging to the regular troops of the Russian Federation is being found out," the Donbas conflict headquarters reported.