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Another group of Ukraine military may flee to Russia

August 04, 2014, 12:46 UTC+3 GUKOVO

“They destroyed weapons and ammunition when leaving,” an official says

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GUKOVO, August 04./ITAR-TASS/. Another group of Ukrainian military may flee to Russia after more than 400 Ukrainian military crossed into Russia overnight to Monday asking for asylum, a spokesman for the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB’s) Border Department for the Rostov Region told ITAR-TASS on Monday.

“They destroyed weapons and ammunition when leaving,” Vassily Malayev said.

“At night, 438 Ukrainian military asked Russian border guards for asylum. Upon the decision of the Russian Border Service, the regional border department opened a humanitarian corridor letting into Russia those asking for asylum,” Malayev said earlier, adding that there were 164 Ukrainian border guards among them.

The exact number of a new group of military seeking asylum in Russia is unclear as of yet, he added.

 A house in the Rostov Region, southern Russia, was damaged by a Ukrainian shell on Monday, a spokesman for the local border department said.

"The Ukrainian shell exploded 50 metres away from the house," he said adding that no one was injured.

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