Russia deploys troops near the Eastern border of Ukraine – defense Ministry

Russia is going to form an army near the Ukrainian border.

This was stated by first Deputy Minister of defense of Ukraine Ivan Rusnak, writes UNIAN.

“Regarding the 8th army, which takes place in Rostov, indeed, this is confirmed by open data, which Russia deploys in the region of Rostov Association that will be formed in the army. In addition, the Ministry of defence (Russia) along the Eastern borders of Ukraine at certain distances deploys military camps, where you will deploy appropriate military units”, – he stressed.

According to Rusnak, these actions indicate that the tension on the Eastern borders of Ukraine will continue.

“That is why we take all measures in order to be ready to confront any possible aggression”, – said the representative of the Ministry of defense.

We will remind, earlier the coordinator of “Information resistance” Dmitry Tymchuk said that in 2018, Russia may begin a full-scale offensive in the Luhansk region. The region is very important for Russia in terms of energy provision.