Ukrainian Intelligence: Russia sent 120 army officers to Donbas

Russia sent another 120 Army officers to the separatist-controlled territory of the Donbas, as reported by a representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vadim Skibitsky.

"The Russians will occupy command posts in the 1st and 2nd Army Corps of the so-called DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) and LPR (Luhansk People’s Republic)," he said.

Skibitsky added that the Russians included brigade commanders, their deputies and battalion commanders in the cadre of military personnel.

Overall, according to the Ukrainian military intelligence, more than three thousand regular Russian military personnel are stationed in the separatist-controlled territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine.

  Russian Troops in Ukraine, Donbas, Ukraine