The 1 Army Corps in Donetsk and the 2 Army Corps in Lugansk are functioning ... There are over a thousand 35 people in eastern Ukraine- said Avakov.
According to him, the number of these formations, the structure, as well as data on the armored vehicles, mortars and rocket armament at their disposal are known to the Ukrainian side thanks to intelligence activities.
Avakov informed that 478 are in service with the militias tanks, 848 armored vehicles, 750 mortars, 208 MLRS, 363 anti-tank systems.
It is more than in service with the UK.- noted the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The armed conflict in the Donbass began in the spring of 2014, after an attempt by the new Ukrainian authorities to suppress performances in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, reports Lenta.ru