09.11.14 13:12

Russia Continues to Send Manpower and Military Equipment to Donbas. Provocations Are Possible for "Russian Peacekeepers" to Enter – NSDC

The situation in the ATO area remains tense. There is a high risk of large-scale provocations – terrorist acts, shootings, armed attacks with subsequent accusation of the ATO forces.

It would create preconditions to send the so-called "Russian peacekeepers" to the Donbas. This was announced by Andrii Lysenko, Speaker of the National Security and Defense Council at a briefing, Censor.NET reports.

According to Lysenko, Russia continues to send militant units, sabotage groups, weapons, and military equipment to the territory of Ukraine.

Read also: OSСE Spotted Convoys of Heavy Weapons and Tanks in Donetsk and Makiivka

"OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) spotted increase in terrorist heavy weapons and manpower. On November 8, the SMM observed a convoy of more than 40 trucks and tankers loaded with 122mm howitzers on the eastern outskirts of Makiivka town, controlled by the DPR. The monitoring staff also spotted personnel in dark green uniforms without insignia. In Donetsk, at the intersection of Leninskyi Street and Kuprin Street, the SMM observed a convoy of nine tanks - four T72 and five T64, also unmarked," Lysenko said.

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