Russian military prepared five pontoon ferries to transport forces across Seversky Donets river.
As stated by the press service of Alexander Turchinov, National Security and Defense Council Secretary.
According to Turchynov, the Russian Army engineering units have set up 5 pontoon ferries across the river of Seversky Donets at the site, where the river separates Ukraine and Russia, also equipping the access roads to these crossings.
"Thus, military infrastructure is being set up to ensure the transfer of additional units of Russian troops in the occupied territory of Ukraine for combat use," - said Turchinov.
He said that this is another evidence of "direct participation of the Russian army in the war unleashed by the Kremlin in the east of Ukraine.