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On the online meeting forum of the OSCE representatives of the Ukrainian delegation said that in the Donbass used the Russian sniper platoons. About it reports “UKRINFORM”.
“During the meeting we have made available to the Ukrainian side information about the deployment of a Russian sniper teams in the temporarily occupied the Donbas and confirmed research on this subject authoritative magazine on military issues, Jane’s Defence Weekly”, — said the Deputy permanent representative of Ukraine to the international organizations in Vienna Ihor Lossovsky.
According to him, were individually shown a video, allegedly proving the work in the region sniper units of the FSB of Russia in February 2020. The delegation drew the attention of the OSCE to equip snipers, which is never used by any military units of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics (DNI and LC), or power structures of Ukraine.
On may 27 the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that the administration of the DNR and LNR would not exist in conditions when the Ukrainian side will get control of the border with Russia.
The armed conflict in the Donbas continues for more than six years. In April 2014, the Ukrainian authorities began a military operation against DND and LNR, which declared independence from Kiev after a violent change of the Central government. Ukraine accuses Russia of occupation of part of the Donbass and the support of separatism. Moscow rejects claims of Kiev.
Video, photo All from Russia.