Anton Gerashenko: Presence of Russian military weapons on Ukrainian territory is proved


Kyiv, 15 July 2014 – Terrorists and militants in Luhansk region are using various types of heavy weapons. The fact that this equipment is supplied to terrorists from Russia is proved and undeniable. Anton Gerashchenko, Advisor to the Minister of Interior voiced the position of the Interior Ministry at a briefing in the Ukraine Crisis Media Center. “Terrorists are using all sorts of heavy weapons, they lack only aviation. Presence of Russian weapons, supplies of weapons and mercenaries from Russian territory are known to everyone today, including representatives of EU countries. We got seized armoured vehicles and weapons that are now being on show as a proof. There are documents proving that the equipment belongs to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Russia is waging real war against us which is simply undeclared and is not led by regular forces of Russian army,” said Anton Gerashchenko. A video showing movement of tanks along Luhansk was demonstrated as a proof and is one of the numerous

Advisor to the Minister underlined that some Russian officers are being offered to resign and go to fight in Ukraine for money. “Strikes at Ukrainian military are made by experienced and trained militants not by simple mercenaries. Shelling from “Grad” multiple rocket launchers proves that the estimations were operated not by dilettantes but by experienced military professionals”.