Adviser to Ukrainian Interior Minister: 80,000 Russian soldiers stay near border with Ukraine

Adviser to Ukrainian Interior Minister: 80,000 Russian soldiers stay near border with Ukraine

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Zorian Shkiriak, the adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister, claims that about 80,000 Russian soldiers stay near eastern Ukrainian borders.

He said this on the air of Espresso.TV.

"If I'm not mistaken, more than 80,000 soldiers of the Russian army stay near the eastern borders of Ukraine," Shkiriak said.

He added that recent intensified activities of the militants in Donbas could indicate possible preparation for the offensive. The tensest situation in eastern Ukraine is observed in Mariupol and Donetsk directions, according to the adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister.

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