16:56 Nov. 20, 2016
Ukrainian volunteers identified 75 Russian military units covertly sent to Ukraine
Ukrainian parliamentary delegation presented evidence of Russian military aggression against Ukraine before members of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey. This was reported by the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada permanent delegation to the NATO PA Iryna Friz on Facebook. MPs were shown two InformNapalm volunteer intelligence community's videos presenting the key data on Russia's intrusion.
InformNapam has been gathering evidence of Russian aggression in Ukraine for over 2 years.
"Proving the participation of Russian professional military in the war in Donbas is the most important part of our work. While Russian soldiers have been pretty cautious and carefully cover up their combat involvement, they still leave traces. Our analysts sift through different sources – websites, videos, social media posts – to find these traces and present investigations to public," volunteers say.
Read also UT special project From Russia With Love on the Kremlin involvement in Donbas War
So far they have identified servicemen from 75 Russian military units sent to Ukraine on the orders of their command. This video is made as a quick guide through InformNapalm's major findings. You can explore full database here.
It contains 165 documented incidents. Each record in our database has a link to the detailed investigation behind the case.
Lawmakers from NATO Parliamentary Assembly adopted reports urging NATO member-states "to stand firm in supporting Ukraine and maintain a strong stance against Russian belligerence" (full press-release of NATO PA).