“In principle, probably not 120 thousand, but more.

Now three more brigades are moving, the fourth is being prepared - this is about 20-25 thousand. As a result, it will be up to 150 thousand. This is not counting the nationalists who also arrive here, so the group will be about 150 thousand, ”RIA Novosti quotes him as saying on the air of the program "60 minutes" on the TV channel "Russia 1".

Basurin added that two-thirds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine could be concentrated on a small sector of the front.

Earlier, the People's Militia Department of the DPR stated that Ukraine had restricted the exit of citizens liable for military service from its territory.