Donetsk, Oct 18 – DAN. Ukrainian forces deployed 30 tanks to the territory of a summer camp in Galitsinovka, Mar'inskiy district, said DPR operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin citing intelligence data.
"A tank battalion of 30 tanks was spotted arriving in a summer camp in Galitsinovka, 18 km from the contact line," he said.
DPR intelligence also reported Ukrainian armed forces reinforcement in Volnovakha area: a train loaded with military hardware, including 10 tanks, arrived to the district capital; in Zamozhnoye, 2.5km from the frontline, three sniper teams were detected.
"In Talakovka, Mariupol axis, 5 km from the Contact Line, six 122mm howitzers were spotted," he added.
Earlier in the day Basurin reported that Ukrainian Air Force redeployed six military rotary-wing aircrafts to Kramatorsk airfield.
DPR intelligence reports Kiev’s regular deployment of military equipment to the conflict zone. Under The Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements signed by the Contact Group on February 12, 2015, the sides have to withdraw their artillery systems of 100 mm caliber or more to a distance of 50 kilometers apart from each other, multiple launch rocket systems Tornado, Uragan and Smerch to a distance of 70 kilometers and Tactical Missile Systems Tochka to a distance of 140 kilometers. The Attachment to the Minsk Agreements signed in September provides for the parties’ withdrawal of their artillery systems of a caliber less than 100 mm, as well as tanks and mortars. Despite the accords, Ukraine regularly shells DPR areas.