August 28, 2014
Tactical aviation of Russian army will fly close to Ukrainian border till August 30
Tactical military trainings of aviation of Western Military Command of Armed Forces of Russian Federation have began near Ukrainian border.
This is reported by National Security and Defense Council.
According to NSDC spokesman Andriy Lysenko 10 planes of transport aircraft participate in training: An-12, An-26, An-30 and An-72. ‘The crews deliver loads and evacuate conditionally affected people during tactical flight training in northwest of Russia.
The spokesman also added about ‘Thunderstorm. Capture-2014 joint training of border guards sub-units of armed forces of Russian Federation in Belgorod and Voronezh oblasts. The training are aimed at identification of capturing of sabotage terrorist groups.
It was previously informed that Russian armed forces took control over Ukrainian town Novoazovsk and other settlements in Novoazovsk, Starobeshiv and Amvrosiivka regions of Donetsk oblast.
Earlier advisor to Minister of Internal Affairs Zoryan Shkiryak declared that Russia had invaded Ukrainian territory in several directions.
National Security and Defense Council also confirmed information about presence of Russian troops in several settlements on Ukrainian territory.