June 13, 2014 – According to counselor of the Ministry of International Affairs Anton Gerashchenko 2 tanks that came to Ukraine from Russian territory yesterday are located in Chasiv Yar village now. They are out of use now and can’t go anywhere. According to available data those people who conducted the tanks are citizens of Russia.
Ministry counselor addressed the tank drivers in the following way: ‘I recommend to leave those tanks for the sake of saving your lives. Anyway they will be destroyed soon. Save your lives’.
Anton Gerashchenko said: ‘Tanks that came from Russia had belonged to Ukrainian armed forces and were based in Crimea. They had been transported from Crimea to Russia by sea and then taken to Ukraine’.
The head of Centre of Military and Political studies earlier informed that Ukrainian forces knocked out 2 tanks that had come from Russia.
One of terrorists leader Denis Pushilin confirmed the fact of receiving of 3 tanks from Russia. On the air of federal channel ‘Russia24’ he declared that the tanks would ‘give the hope of protecting the city’.