RUSSIAN COURT CASE REVEALS THAT RUSSIA HAS TROOPS IN UKRAINE1 min read
The Indepedent informs how a court case may have given away that Russia has troops in Ukraine,
A fraud conviction made by a Russian court may have accidentally revealed that the Kremlin has soldiers in eastern Ukraine.
A court in Rostov in southern Russia, located on the Ukrainian border, disclosed that a convicted senior manager of a local company was in charge of buying, stocking and selling food to Russian troops stationed in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine.
“This food was intended to be sent to military units of the Russian Armed Forces stationed on the territory of the DNR (Donetsk People’s Republic) and LNR (Luhansk People’s Republic),” the court said in its verdict.
According to the court documents, troops received more than 1,300 tons of food every two weeks including flour, canned food and fresh vegetables with each delivery costing 130 million rubles (£1.32m).
It was estimated that the bi-weekly supplies could feed around 26,000 Russian troops.
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