The main terrorist training base in Luhansk Oblast, a training center organized by the Russian security services near Yaseny village a few hundred meters from the Russian border, has been destroyed.
The journalist Yuri Butusov has informed about this on his Facebook page.
“As reported by the military intelligence service and intelligence service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, this was the main training camp, where from 300 to 500 militiamen had been continuously trained for the last two weeks. It was not just a basic military training. This camp worked for combat coordination of military units and small groups of terrorists. The camp’s militiamen have already undergone individual training and had an experience of military service,” the journalist informed.
According to Butusov, the camp’s sole existence was the most insolent provocation. It was located outside the settlement, 500-700 meters from the Russian border. In addition, the borderline on this territory is not demarcated and is visually hard to notice.
“At the Russian part of the border, a concentration of troops had been observed, as well as a supply of militiamen. Based on intelligence data, the camp could have been covered by anti-aircraft guided missile systems, as well as Russian anti-aircraft defense. Sending Mi-24 army helicopters there had been risky. The various options for the camp’s liquidation had been discussed, however the order to do so must have been given by Turchynov as the main risk was that in case of accidental destruction of Russian territory by bombs and missiles, Putin could have used that as an excuse for the military intervention,” Butusov emphasized.
In the journalist’s opinion, the unprecedented voter turnout in the recent elections has legitimized the Ukrainian government and given a free hand.
“Today at 5.00 AM a missile and bombing attack has been directed at the Yaseny camp by fighter bombers. The attack results are being reconfirmed. In any circumstance, this is a good signal – serving terrorists in Ukraine is becoming a very dangerous and unprofitable business. As informed by Censor.Net, Oleksandr Turchynov, Acting Supreme Commander-in-Chief, has ordered the General Staff and Military Air Force of Ukraine to level attacks at all identified and unidentified terrorist units in the area of the anti-terrorist operation,” he stressed.
UNIAN reported earlier that in Luhansk Oblast the terrorist training camp has been destroyed as a result of an airstrike. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arseniy Avakov informed about this on his Facebook page: “A terrorist training camp in Yaseny village, Luhansk Oblast, has been destroyed by the airstrike,” he wrote.
Translated by Katherina Smirnova, edited by Alya Shandra
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