LUHANSK, March 31 /TASS/. Activities near the disengagement line dividing the Ukrainian army positions and the militia forces of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic may signal that the Kiev army is preparing for a new active phase of war, Sergey Kozlov, the chief of staff of the LPR’s People’s Police Force, said on Tuesday.
"The combat situation is complicated. The Ukrainian army has reinforced its group of troops near the populated localities of Stanitsa Luhanskaya, Schastye, Tryokhizbyonka and Zolotoye," he said noting that Ukraine had redeployed armoured vehicles, including tanks, to those areas.
According to Kozlov, engineering and sapper units ready to span pontoon bridges across the Seversky Donets River have also been redeployed closer to the disengagement line.
"In all probability, Ukraine is getting ready for an active phase of military hostilities," Kozlov stressed.