Ukraine under attack: More Russian tanks arrive in Donbas – Ukraine intel

16:28 Aug. 27, 2016

More Russian tanks arrive in Donbas – Ukraine intel

Tanks in conflict region in Eastern Ukraine (GettyImages Photo)

Kyiv says Kremlin's military convoys has violated Ukrainian borders hundreds of times since the beginning of the year                

On August 27, Ukrainian Intelligence Service published a report, claiming that Russia had sent a new military echelon to Donbas, including seven tanks, four APCs and several trucks.

Read also: Russia has increased amounts of military hardware in Donbas by 10 times since invasion

In addition, the Kremlin had reportedly deployed an electronic warfare vehicle Infauna, which according to Kyiv was spotted near Donetsk.

Ukraine said, since August 1 Russia had sent 59 tanks, 24 APCs, 4 multiple rocket artillery systems, more than a hundred cars and trucks as well as numerous ammunition and fuel echelons.

Read also: Russia relocates bombers and fighter jets to military district near Ukrainian border

The information was revealed by Yevhen Marchuk, Ukraine's rep at the peace talks in Minsk.

Marchuk claimed that Russian military convoys had violated Ukrainian borders 260 times since the beginning of the year. 

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