Military vehicles seen in the towns of Snizhne, Horlivka, Sloviansk, Makiyivka, and Tores in the Donetsk region.
As broadcast by Ukrainian TV Channel 1+1 during the nightly news program TSN Night, Russian tanks have invaded Eastern Ukraine. Movement of military vehicles was witnessed in several towns in the Donetsk region. Tanks with the tricolor Russian flag were seen in Snizhne, Horlivka, Sloviansk, Makiyivka, and Tores. Witnesses reported that the heavy military equipment and vehicles with Russian flags have already reached Donetsk. In addition, according to intelligence data, more powerful force has been concentrated on Russian territory in close proximity to the border with Ukraine. One reported a minimum of two mechanized brigades which have armored vehicles and multiple GRAD rocket launcher systems.
UNIAN reported that according to the President of Ukraine’s press secretary, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, President Petro Poroshenko, during his conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, called the situation with tanks coming through the Ukrainian border unacceptable. Poroshenko held an urgent meeting with leaders of defense and law enforcement agencies.
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