The press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation reported that the subdivision of the Russian armed forces, alongside with a border guard of the FSB, destroyed a Ukrainian sabotage group that penetrated into Russian territory .
On February 21 at about 6 am in the area of the settlement Mityakinskaya, Rostov region on the section of the state border of the Russian Federation with Ukraine, border guards discovered an intrusion by a group of saboteurs.
A detachment of border troops of the FSB requested support from a unit of the Russian armed forces to detain violators,.
Two infantry fighting vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine crossed the state border from the Russian Federation during the combat clash for the emergency evacuation of the sabotage group from the territory of Russia.
Both infantry fighting vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed with anti-tank weapons by a unit of the Russian armed forces that immediately arrived at the conflict site.
As a result of the clash, 5 violators of the border of the Russian Federation from the sabotage and reconnaissance group were destroyed. There are no casualties among the Russian military.
A sabotage group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine broke through, which also tried to reach the border with Russia in the Novoazovsky district of the DPR on 21 february, 2022.
According to the People’s Militia of the DPR, later the Ukrainian saboteurs were blocked on the territory of the republic. A battle is now going on.
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