29 Jul '14, 8pm

Russian Forces Continue to Gather on Border with Ukraine

Russian Forces Continue to Gather on Border with Ukraine By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – Russian military forces continue to gather on the Ukraine’s southeast border, and Russia continues to funnel heavy equipment to Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine, a Pentagon spokesman said today. More than 10,000 Russian soldiers in combined arms battalion tactical units are massed at the border, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. These battalion groups consist of infantry, armor and artillery, and also have organic air defense capabilities, the admiral said. “They are capable across a wide spectrum of military operations,” he added. Kirby called these forces capable and ready, and he said they are closer to the Ukrainian border than Russian forces were in the spring. “We continue to see advanced weapons systems mov...

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