20.08.2015 17:38, Donetsk
The Ukrainian army’s commanders, as of August 20, have concentrated three strike groups at the contact line, according to DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin.
Five independent mechanized infantry brigades, two independent tank brigades, one air mobile brigade, one artillery brigade and a multiple-launch rocket system brigade are already gathered on the Mariupol axis. The strike group includes a total of 22,5 thousand of personnel, over 130 tanks, over 560 infantry fighting vehicles and APCs, 55 units of multiple-launch rocket systems, approximately 200 units of artillery guns and mortars and approximately 720 units of anti-tank weaponry.
According to Basurin, five independent mechanized infantry brigades, an independent tank brigade, two air mobile brigades, one “Tochka-U” tactical ballistic missile brigade, three artillery brigades and one multiple-launch rocket system brigade are already gathered on the Donetsk axis.