Russia amassing troops near Mariupol

 

More

Russia continues to amass tanks, fighters, and regular troops near Mariupol, the State Border Guard Service informed UNIAN, September 10, the news agency reports.

“The Russian Federation is continuing to concentrate armored vehicles, fighters, and regular army troops in the Novoazovsk district of the Donetsk Oblast,” the service’s statement says.

“In particular, near the town of Sakhanka, in the Novoazovsk district in the Donetsk Oblast, 50 heavy military vehicles have been detected (tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, trucks) the service adds.

Additionally, 2 tanks, 3 self-propelled howitzers  and 8 “Ural” military trucks with staff have arrived in Novoazovsk from the Russian Federation. In the district of Bezimenne, in the Novoazovsk district, a large concentration of enemy equipment and troops, including communications intelligence equipment, has been detected, the service reports.

As previously reported, on August 28, Russian army troops captured the city of Novoazovsk in the Donetsk Oblast, which is located near Mariupol.

UNIAN, translated by A. M.

Ukraine needs independent journalism. And we need you. Join our community on Patreon and help us better connect Ukraine to the world. We’ll use your contribution to attract new authors, upgrade our website, and optimize its SEO. For as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

Tags: , ,