Ukrainian Intelligence Service noted preparation of the Russian Federation hybrid army for intensification of the military operations in Donetsk and Slavyansk directions. It is stated in the morning summary of Main Intelligence Directorate on Facebook.
It is reported that divisions 11 separate assault motorized infantry regiment (Makeyevka) and 3 separate motorized rifle brigade (Gorlovka) of the 1 AC (Donetsk) of the Russian Federation Armed Forces, as well as 7 separate motorized rifle brigade (Debaltsevo) of the 2 AC (Luhansk) of the Russian Federation Armed Forces are at the highest level of the combat readiness; motorized rifle units reinforced enemy’s front positions in the area of Luhanskoye, Zaytsevo, Mayorsk, Spartak, Peski, Marinka; arrival of separate assault battalion units (Makeyevka) of the 1 AC of the Russian Armed Forces in Gorlovka is recorded.
Launching platoon – three 122 mm Grad rocket artillery launchers and four trucks carrying ammunition arrived in Makeyevka in preparation for militants’ provocations.
Another fire platoon is deployed by occupiers near Donetsk: three 152 mm "MSTA-B" howitzers were seen there.