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MOSCOW, January 18 /TASS/. The Ukrainian military have redeployed almost 70 pieces of heavy weapons and armored vehicles as well as hundreds of volunteer fighters to the disengagement line in Donbas, Eduard Basurin, a spokesperson for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told journalists at the Donetsk News Agency on Monday.
"The DPR intelligence continues noticing huge concentrations of the Ukrainian side’s vehicles and army personnel in the directions of Gorlovka, Donetsk and Mariupol," Basurin said.
According to him, six 52-mm Pion and Giatsint howitzers; 7 Grad Multiple Rocket Launch systems; 12 infantry fighting vehicles; up to 20 trucks with ammunition and personnel and up to 10 buses with the soldiers of the 54th separate mechanized brigade and two platoons of the Aidar battalion fighters have amassed in the Gorlovka direction. Two self-propelled artillery installations; four 122-mm D-30 howitzers; three tanks; three infantry fighting vehicles; three trucks with ammunition as well as an up to 150-men strong contingent have been noticed in the direction of Donetsk.
"In the Mariupol direction, the DPR intelligence has noticed 10 tanks; 7 self-propelled artillery installations; two 152-mm Giatsint-B howitzers; one BM-21 multiple rocket launcher systems; 12 infantry fighting vehicles; 31 trucks with manpower and ammunition. Besides, up to 200 soldiers and officers as well as two pontoon ferries for transporting weapons, units and hardware across river barriers have also been concentrated in the Mariupol direction," Basurin said.