12:25 Aug. 12, 2016
Intelligence says combined Russian-terrorist forces plot attacks to blame Ukraine for disrupting Minsk peace deal
Ukraine's Defence Intelligence warn that combined Russian-separatist forces, operating in the occupied territories of eastern Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, are plotting massive provocations along the whole contact line.
According to the collected intelligence, the militants plan to carry out armed provocations against the Armed Forces of Ukraine in order to accuse the Ukrainian side of violating Minsk agreements.
The Main Intelligence Directorate at Ukraine's Defence Ministry reiterated that lately, the enemy forces concentrated their efforts on rotation and reinforcement of the frontline units, replenishing ammunition stocks and fortification of their positions.
The latest convoy of weapons, military equipment, fuel and munitions has also arrived in the occupied Donbas, including the key railway station of Debaltseve seized by the Russian-separatist forces in February last year.
Militant frontline positions are also being reinforced with artillery units, while a tank company has been deployed from Donetsk to the town of Oleksandrivka.