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Kiev sets up field depots with 2,000 tons of munitions in Donbas -- militia intelligence

Ukrainian troops have set up field depots holding up to 2,000 tons of munitions along the line of engagement with the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), Eduard Basurin, a spokesman for the DPR defense ministry, said on Thursday.

"The Ukrainian side continues to scale up heavy weapons and munitions in the zone of the so-called anti-terrorist operation [Kiev's military operation in eastern Ukraine - TASS]. Thus, DPR reconnaissance has reported movement of Uragan and Grad multiple rocket launch systems, infantry combat vehicles, self-propelled artillery units towards the engagement line," Basurin told the Rossiya-24 television channel.

"Also, we have information about Ukraine's deployment of additional field depots, which, according to our estimates, are holding more than 2,000 tons of munitions," he said.

[Source: Itar Tass, Moscow, 14May15]

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