Russia continues to reinforce Donbas border
Russian border guards are placing barbed-wire barriers and digging anti-tank ditches on the border with the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (LPR and DPR), Alexander Belokobylsky wrote in an article for Radio Liberty.
There is evidence for this in stories on YouTube and in satellite images from Google. Russia’s border construction process can also be monitored using information from the country’s state purchases website.
The official explanation is the fight against smuggling.
The anti-transport ditches appeared along many sections of Russia’s border with the separatist-controlled Donbas territories. The fortifications can be seen on satellite images in Google Maps.
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