November 23, 2015 –
Translated for Fort Russ by J. Arnoldski
The concentration of UAF manpower and equipment in the direction of Donetsk has been increased by around 1,000 people over the past week, the deputy commander of the DPR Ministry of Defense corps, Eduard Basurin, stated to journalists today.
“The intelligence services of the DPR have recorded more than a thousand Ukrainian security forces as well as tanks, and self-propelled and volley fire artillery systems near the line of contact in Donbass,” he said.
According to the data of the defense department, a grouping of more than 1,000 men armed with tanks, self-propelled artillery systems, and volley fire rocket systems has been deployed in the direction of Donetsk by the UAF over the past week.
“The intelligence of the DPR is continuing to record the movement and accumulation of equipment along the line of contact in the direction of Gorlovka…up to 400 personnel….and in the direction of Donetsk…500 men from Azov battalion,” the representative of the army staff noted.
According to Basurin, the concentration of man power and equipment has increased in comparison with the previous week, and he does not exclude the possibility of a UAF offensive at any moment.