According to a former head of the Ukrainian Security Service, Yevgeny Marchuk, 260 incidents of sending Russian armored vehicles in Donbass have been detected by Ukraine since the beginning of 2016.
Since the beginning of 2016, Ukraine have detected 260 incidents of sending armored vehicles from Russia to Donbass, a former head of the Ukrainian Security Service, Yevgeny Marchuk, representing Ukraine at the negotiations in Minsk, wrote in his blog. According to Marchuk, armored vehicles were sent by rail or road.
The ex-head of the Ukrainian Security Service noted that 19 such incidents were detected in January, 36 – in February, 32 – in March, 33 – in April, 41 – in May, 25 – in June, 37 – in July, and 37 – in August.
“Only from 1 to 25 August this year, 59 tanks and self-propelled artillery platforms, 24 armored fighting vehicles, 4 multiple rocket launcher systems, 104 units of vehicles, more than 96 fuel tanks and more than 95 wagons of ammunition were delivered to illegal armed groups from the territory of Russia,” Marchuk lamented.
According to the Ukrainian negotiator, the main supplies of cargos carried on the railway stations of Ilovaisk, Krasnodon, Rovenki, Kashino and Donetsk.