Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
9th June, 2016
The Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to violate the terms of stay of military equipment along the contact line with the Lugansk People’s Republic.
This was stated by the official representative of the LPR militia – Major Andrei Marochko.
“Our intelligence established that near the settlement of Sievierodonetsk, the Ukraine Armed Forces conducted tactical exercises using aircraft, namely 4 units of SU-25 attack aircraft. The exercise involved units of the UAF 24th mechanized brigade, with the objective being coordination between land and air forces using air strikes on ground targets,” said Marochko.
“Also, we know that the area of the settlement Svetlodarsk is the firing position for 120-mm mortars from the mortar batteries of the 54th UAF mechanized brigade,” said Marochko.