SMM spots Grad MLRS, tanks and howitzers in occupied Donbas

SMM spots Grad MLRS, tanks and howitzers in occupied Donbas

The armed formations of the Russian Federation continue to grossly violate the Minsk agreements, deploying military hardware in violation of withdrawal lines and outside of designated storage sites, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has reported on Facebook.

According to a report of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission of March 11, on March 7, a long-range UAV spotted two self-propelled howitzers (one 2S3 Akatsiya, 152mm and one 2S1 Gvozdika, 122mm), three towed howitzers (one 2A65 Msta-B, 152mm; one D30A Lyagushka, 122mm; and one D-20, 152mm), a multiple launch rocket system (9K51, BM-21 Grad, 122mm) and an anti-tank gun (2A29, MT-12 Rapira, 100mm) at a former airport near Peremozhne (19km south of Luhansk). The specified weapons were placed in violation of the withdrawal lines.

In addition, on the same day, a long-range UAV recorded two mortars (one 2B11 Sani, 120mm and one 2B14 Podnos, 82mm), a towed mortar (2B9 Vasilek, 82mm), two tanks (one T-72 and one T-64) and a surface-to-air missile system (9K35 Strela-10) at a former airport near Peremozhne. In a compound near Khrustalnyi (formerly Krasnyi Luch, 56km southwest of Luhansk), a long-range UAV spotted 20 towed howitzers (one 2A65 Msta-B, 152mm and 19 type undetermined).

In a training area near Ternove (57km east of Donetsk), an SMM mini-UAV spotted 21 tanks (17 T-72 and four T-64). The weapons were deployed beyond withdrawal lines but outside of designated storage sites.

The Ukrainian side of the JCCC said that the armed formations of the Russian Federation once again demonstrated their reluctance to comply with the Minsk agreements.


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