Russian Military “Lost” Their Drone in Donetsk

At about 4.20 p.m. on Oct 16 a Volkswagen minibus with 8 Russian military specialists aboard came to Petrovsky District in Donetsk. The purpose of their visit was to launch an UAV. The incident of the slaughter of the pro-Russian separatists in Petrovsky forest district had forced the Russians to enhance security and organize a closed investigation of the incident.

Petrovskyj forest - area map

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Deadly Ukraine Crash: German Intelligence Claims Pro-Russian Separatists Downed MH17

Germany’s foreign intelligence agency says its review of the crash of a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 in Ukrainian has concluded it was brought down by a missile fired by pro-Russian separatists near Donetsk.

After completing a detailed analysis, Germany’s foreign intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), has concluded that pro-Russian rebels were responsible for the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 on July 19 in eastern Ukraine while on route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

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Donetsk Airport – Mix of Blood, Lies and Heroism

PART 1: BACKGROUND AND THE FIRST BATTLE OVER THE AIRPORT

Heavy fighting has been ongoing for control of Donetsk Airport for over a month now. Mass heroism is shown by both sides – ones side protecting the airport, the other leaving piles of dead bodies. The heroes are surrounded by hard curtain of lies, myths and populism. To honor the dead protectors of the airport we decided to uncover the truth to these events and debunk the myths created in Moscow and Kyiv.

Info graphics – Common Plan of Donetsk Sergei Prokofiev Airport. 1 – m/u A1428 air defense; 2 – Plant and base of the company which built the new terminal; 3 – m/u A1402 air defense, Names of settlements and road directions are underlined.  Area Name Labels: (anti-clockwise): Airport; Pesky, Karlovka; Opytne; Avdeevka; Horlovka. All these settlements except Horlovka were brought under Ukrainian Army control during the period from May to July.
Info graphics – Common Plan of Donetsk Sergei Prokofiev Airport.
1 – m/u A1428 air defense; 2 – Plant and base of the company which built the new terminal; 3 – m/u A1402 air defense, Names of settlements and road directions are underlined.
Area Name Labels: (anti-clockwise): Airport; Pesky, Karlovka; Opytne; Avdeevka; Horlovka. All these settlements except Horlovka were brought under Ukrainian Army control during the period from May to July.

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The Security Service of Ukraine Detained a Saboteur Tankman near Donetsk

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Counter-Intelligence together with the soldiers of the “Azov” Territorial Defense battalion detained a citizen of Ukraine “P” (1980 YOB, call sign “Crab”). The detainee, following the orders of the DPR terrorist organization, organized sabotage in the areas recently liberated by the ATO forces, with the aim to spread panic among the civilians and destabilize the situation in the region. Continue reading

The Security Service of Ukraine Detained a Leader of Saboteurs in the Donetsk Oblast

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Counter-Intelligence detected and stopped illegal activity of a leader of a subversive group, which acted in the area controlled by Ukrainian military. The detainee, “D” (1989 YOB, call sign “Volk” — “Wolf”), is a resident of Alchevsk (Luhansk Oblast). Continue reading

The Security Service of Ukraine Arrested an Air Forces Officer Who Tried to Pass Secret Information to Russian Intelligence Services

In the course of special operations, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Military Counter-Intelligence detected and stopped espionage activities of a servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The officer had gathered secret information on the military of the Air Forces of Ukraine involved in the ATO, and intended to pass the information to the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation. The SBU detained the criminal and prevented the transfer of sensitive information to foreign intelligence services. Continue reading

News Report: A Russian commando group was eliminated near Telmanove leading to the deaths of both a Russian GRU General and a well-known terrorist from the area known as `Chechen’

A local news forum in Mariupol, 0629.com, posted a report on the 13th October that the battalion group Dnepr-1 conducted a special operation on the nights of 8th to 9th of October. The report stated that this operation led to the death of a Russian Major-General Sergei Andreichenko, Andrei Borisov (known as Chechen) and two other Russian soldiers.
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“Tankman”: Russian Officer of the 17th Independent Motor-Rifle Brigade Who Participated in Armed Hostilities in Donbas

In the course of the identification of Russian units participating in the undeclared war against Ukraine, we identified a tank detachment and one of its officers within the 17th Guards Independent Motor-Rifle Brigade (military unit 23132) of the Southern Military District (garrisoned in Shali, Chechnya). Continue reading

2nd Separate Spetsnaz Brigade in Ukraine

In the course of the detection and identification of the units of the Russian invasion forces, we acquired additional confirmation that groups of the 2nd Separate Spetsnaz Brigade are present among the diversionary reconnaissance groups in the Eastern Ukraine.

The 2nd Spetsnaz Brigade is a special forces brigade of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (military unit 64044) within the Western Military District. Continue reading

A Detachment of the 45th Guards Spetsnaz Regiment Identified along the Border with Ukraine

In the course of the detection and identification of Russian units and the armament of the Russian grouping of the invasion forces deployed near the border with Ukraine in the Rostov region of the Russian Federation, we identified an element of the 45th Detached Reconnaissance Regiment, which is a special reconnaissance and operations unit within the Russian Airborne Troops, military unit 28337, garrisoned in Kubinka, Moscow region. Continue reading

Medical Detachment of the 7th Military Base from Abkhazia Identified near the Border with Ukraine

In the course of the detection and identifications of military units and the armament of the Russian invasion forces concentrated along the border with Ukraine, we acquired evidence of the presence of a medical detachment (hospital company) from the 7th Military Base (garrisoned in Gudauta, occupied Abkhazia, Georgia). The unit has been deployed from Abkhazia to the area of Shakhty of the Rostov region of the Russian Federation. Continue reading

New “Siberian Guests” on the Border of Ukraine — The 14th Brigade of Special Forces, Main Intelligence Department

We have identified a new military unit along the Eastern border of Ukraine, that of the 14th Separate Brigade of Special Forces (Spetsnaz), m/u 74854, of the Main Intelligence Department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, based in Khabarovsk. Continue reading

Information on the Delivery of Surplus Russian Military Equipment to the Donbas

Since the question of who equips the DPR/LPR with arms is no longer debatable, let’s turn to the issue of how this process is working.

In the course of the detection and identification of Russian invading troop units and weapons concentrated along the eastern Ukrainian border we have identified new information. These photographs and videos, in addition to other sources of data, to some extent, unveil and explain the process of the arming of the “separatists” and Russian “volunteers” in the Donbas. Continue reading

Combat Crews of 2S3 “Akatsiya” of the 7th Military Base Identified along the Border with Ukraine

In the course of detection and identification of Russian units and the armament of artillery elements of the Russian invasion forces concentrated along the border with Ukraine, we were able to acquire evidence of another artillery element, which has not shown up previously. Continue reading

The Security Service of Ukraine Detained the Leader of the “DPR Internal Affairs” Battalion in Volnovakha

As a result of operations by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the deputy commander of the “DPR Internal Affairs” Special Forces, “G” (1970 YOB; call sign “Alf”), was detained on October 1. The DPR Special Forces Battalion “Berkut” (“Golden Eagle”) is headed by the officer of the Russian special services with the call sign “Kholod” (“Cold”). Continue reading