Ukraine’s Defense Ministry publishes data on weaponry owned by Donbas militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the Ukrainian military, most of it was brought to Ukraine from Russia
08:45, 4 August 2020

Kyiv Post

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has released data on the amount of weapons owned by the Russia-backed militants in Donbas. A relevant statement was published by the ministry's press service.

"The quantity of weapons and military equipment in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions is known: tanks - 480 units; armored combat vehicles - more than 900 units; guns and howitzers - about 450 units; mortars - about 300 units; rocket systems of volley fire - about 210; anti-aircraft weapons - about 700; anti-tank means - about 450," reads the message.

Related: Russia sends 97th "humanitarian convoy" to Donbas with 141 tons of cargo

The ministry connects the origin of these weapons with Russia. According to the Ukrainian military, Russian weapons were brought to Ukraine through an uncontrolled part of the state border.

It is noted that all these weapons and military equipment have been used not only against servicemen of the Armed Forces and other military formations but also against the civilian population of Donbas.

As we reported earlier, there have been no combat losses among the Ukrainian military in the area of ​​hostilities in Donbas for seven days.

Related: OSCE records 225 violations of truce after announcing new ceasefire in Donbas

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