Institute for War and Peace Reporting | Giving Voice, Driving Change

Three Russian Helicopters Reported Over East Ukraine

By Novosti Donbassa

The Ukrainian National Guard reports the incursion of three Russian helicopters and four trucks carrying combatants.

“Today two Russian Mi-8 helicopters and one Mi-24 [gunship] entered Ukrainian airspace,” the National Guard’s press office said, citing the force’s information chief Yury Stets. “It was also established that four Kamaz truck carrying fighting men came in from Russia today.”

The National Guard says that 20 tanks and 122 other armoured vehicles that came in from Russia are currently in Luhansk region. 

This article was republished from Novosti Donbassa with kind permission. Original article in Russian.


 

More IWPR's Global Voices

Nigeria: Herders and Farmers Clash Over Land
Tensions are rising between Fulani pastoralists and villagers in the country’s southwest.
Sierra Leone: Prison Reforms Bring No Relief
Sierra Leone: Pastors Face Abuse Allegations
Documenting Death in Aleppo
A team of medical examiners have the grim task of recording the city's fatalities.
Restoring Hope in Syria
Safeguarding the Rights of Syrian Citizens