17:43 Apr. 5, 2016
The 'withdrawal of all foreign armed formations' was a requirement of the Minsk ceasefire deal
6,000 Russian servicemen and 40,000 Russian-backed separatist forces are currently stationed in Donbas region, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated in an interview with Fox News.
'Today, there are nearly 6,000 regular Russian forces in the occupied territory of my country and over 50,000 militants in Crimea,' he said.
Poroshenko also mentioned the army of 40,000 militants was created in Donbas region under the guidance of Russian servicemen, according to data provided by intelligence, satellite images and other documents.
'This enormous contingent outnumbers armies of many European countries,' Poroshenko said.