: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Terrorists in Ukraine have more weapons than some NATO countries

This was stated by  the American ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey R.Pyatt:

“The separatists now have larger fighting force with more tanks, armored vehicles, heavy artillery

and rocket systems than some NATO and European countries,” wrote Pyatt on his official Twitter.

On Saturday, February 14, 2015  the US Ambassador to Ukraine has posted U.S. satellite images released by The United States government. These photos are showing Russian air defense systems and other military systems deployed in the area of Debaltseve, Donetsk region.

“We are confident these are Russian military, not separatists’,” said  Geoffrey R.Pyatt .

On Friday the spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, Jen Psaki also reported that  Russia of continue to deploy a “large amount” of heavy weapons and air defense systems around Debaltseve.

“The Russian military has deployed a large amount of artillery and multiple rocket launcher systems around Debaltseve, where it is shelling Ukrainian positions,” Psaki said.

“Russian units along the border with Ukraine are preparing a large shipment of supplies to pro-Russian forces fighting in eastern Ukraine,” he noted.

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