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Ukraine's Defence Intelligence reveals number of Russian troops in Ukraine

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 23:35
Ukraine's Defence Intelligence reveals number of Russian troops in Ukraine
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Defence Intelligence of Ukraine (DIU) has reported that Russia amassed over 420,000 troops in the temporarily occupied Ukrainian territories, including Crimea.

Source: Vadym Skibitskyi, Deputy Chief of the DIU, during the annual meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES), as reported by Interfax-Ukraine

Quote: "The Russian Federation amassed over 420,000 troops in our temporarily occupied territories and on the Crimean Peninsula.

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That's apart from the Russian National Guard, other bodies, special units, and the Russian security forces that support the occupying power in our territories."

Details: Skibitskyi also said Russia has deployed 46 Iskander missile launchers along the border with Ukraine.

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