Ukraine Says Russian Troops Man Front Lines In The East

February 12, 2017, Written by

Written By Nolan Peterson, Newsweek





Russia Uses Mercenaries Where Russian Troops Not Appropriate

On Tuesday in this embattled front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian army’s 30th Brigade came under 120 mm mortar fire from its enemy—a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars entrenched across no man’s land about 2 kilometers away.

The indirect fire skirmishes in Volnovakha underscore a more widespread surge in heavy fighting along the 250-mile-long front lines in eastern Ukraine, which began on Jan. 29…

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