August 14, 2014
OSCE: Russian helicopters Mi-24 of approach Ukrainian-Russian border
This and the following was reported by NSDC Information Centre spokesman Colonel Andriy Lysenko during daily press briefing in Kyiv.
The representative of OSCE mission who observe Russian checkpoint Gukovo mentioned in their report of special commission that every day border is crossed by people in military uniform.
Doring this week there were registered a large number of groups of young people in military uniform crossing the border in both directions. Several times the observers also saw ambulance vehicles that evacuated wounded supporters of the so-called DNR [Donetsk People’s Republic].
Beside it is said in the report that recently the cases of Russian helicopters Mi-24 flying over the checkpoint became more often. At night helicopters would fly very close to the border crossing point. During the day the OSCE representatives would say that helicopters didn’t cross the border in the area visible form the checkpoint.
As it is known on July 30 the OSCE mission representative in Rostov oblast [Russia] informed that the commission would start working at the checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk at Ukrainian-Russian border.