Russia plans massive arms write-off to conceal supplies to Donbas – Information Resistance

The Kremlin found a way to ”write off” thousands of pieces of military hardware and countless ammunition Russia has been regularly delivering to Donbas militants, according to MP Dmytro Tymchuk, who is also a coordinator Information Resistance online community.

The data on Russian stockpiles of weapons can be found in international reporting as they had been open at the times ”when the Russian Federation still posed as a civilized state,” Tymchuk said.

According to the Ukrainian MP, the Russian defense ministry has scheduled a large-scale write-off of weapons. As reported in the explanatory note to the draft amendments to Russian President`s Decree No. 775, until 2021, they plan to cut for scrap or otherwise dispose of 9,900 armored vehicles, 21,500 missile and artillery pieces, 7 million small arms, and 150 million units of ammunition.

”There is no doubt that a large part of these weapons and ammunition have already been ”disposed of” or scheduled for being ”written-off” in the Ukrainian Donbass, ” Tymchuk noted.

Dmitry Tymchuk

Reserve officer, director of the NGO Center for Military and Political Research, Coordinator of “Information Resistance” (hereinafter “IR”) – a non-governmental project that aims to counteract external threats to the informational space of Ukraine in the main areas of military, economic, and energy, as well as the sphere of informational security.

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