1 and 2 AK 32 thousand, 11 thousand of them – the Russians.
Russian regular military forces in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbass has 32 thousand people, of which 11 thousand are Russian soldiers, said the commander joint forces, Lieutenant General Sergei New.
“We are aware of the presence in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of the Russian regular military units, the first and second army corps of a total strength of about 32 thousand people, 11 thousand of whom were Russians. Leadership positions of these groups is regular officers and generals of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation”, – said Neva.
Commander CEO added that the 1st and 2nd AK – it’s not some sort of volunteer militia “LNR/DNR”, and the regular units which according to the management system subordinate to the headquarters of the 8th army of the armed forces stationed in the city of Novocherkassk of the Russian Federation.
New said that the basis of the armament of these illegal armed groups of Soviet equipment.
“However, not uncommon in the partly occupied territories and modern Russian weapons, in particular, electronic warfare Repellent, Resident, Rose-Aero. It is through these complexes of the Russian-occupation forces obstructed the work of the drones of the OSCE SMM in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions and to a depth of 60 km from the boundary line on the territory controlled by the Ukrainian government”, – he said.
We will remind, in the report of SMM OSCE for 10 Aug it is said that its observers found at the Donbass latest Russian electronic warfare systems, air defense, dozens of tanks and artillery systems.
On December 1, President Poroshenko said that in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbass and Crimea and deployed ground-based grouping, the number of which is: about 80 thousand Russian troops, about 1,400 artillery and missile systems, tanks, 900, 2300 armored combat vehicles, nearly 500 aircraft and 300 helicopters. And in the waters of the Azov, Black and Aegean seas perform the job of over 80 ships and 8 submarines, of which the shock – 23 ship and 6 submarines.
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