If Russia wanted to withdraw the troops, “troops” so-called “LNR” and “DNR” would have left 30% of the composition, said the official.
Of all the military fighting against Ukraine in Donbas, only 30% belong to the Russian army, the rest are different groups not controlled by anyone. This broadcast channel “112 Ukraine” said the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories Georgy Tuka.
He noted that if Russia wanted to withdraw the troops, “troops” so-called “LNR” and “DNR” would have left 30% of the composition.
“This is about, according to various estimates, 30% of combatants who are on the territory of Ukraine. The remaining 30% is the so – called “Cossack” and various groups that are often not controlled by anyone. And 30% is the remnants of citizens of Ukraine who are in arms continue to fight against the Ukrainian government,” said Tuck.
Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko categorically rejects the idea of abandoning the Donbass. The guarantor believes that some urge to behave with the inhabitants of the occupied areas of Donbass, if they are not Ukrainian citizens.
In turn, the adviser to the interior Minister Ilya Kiva declared that Russian troops are gradually moving away from Donbass on the territory of the Russian Federation. He admits that Russia weakens its control over the occupied territories.
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