Defense Ministry believes that Russia could use new division in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The division will consist of more than 10.5 thousand military
17:09, 25 January 2017

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine assumes that the Russian Motorized Rifle Division, which is formed in the Rostov region and will consist of more than 10.5 thousand soldiers, could be involved in the activities of the Russian-occupation forces in Donbas. This was reported at the briefing by the press-secretary of the Ministry of Defense on ATO issues, according to "Ukrayinska Pravda".

On Tuesday, the first results of work of the multinational inspection team, which inspected the Russian territory near the Ukrainian border, were made public.

"150th motorized infantry division of the armed forces of Russia is actively being formed near the Ukrainian border, which, according to experts, will consist of more than 10.5 thousand military. Inspectors found large artillery units of the Russian army near Novocherkassk,” the press secretary reported.

"The Ukrainian side does not rule out that the personnel and weaponry of the 150th division can be used to help the Russian-occupation forces in Ukraine,” he added.

As it was reported earlier, Ukrainian inspection team was checking Russian military units located in Rostov region near Ukrainian border.

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