Moscow, SANA- Russian Defense Ministry said Monday that the Ukrainian nationalists carried out provocative and sabotage acts at a chemical plant, ahead of their fleeing from the outskirts of Donetsk city, eastern Ukraine by setting it on fire.
“On March 13th, militants from battalions of nationalists carried out sabotage acts at the Avdeyevsky Coke and Chemical Plant in Donetsk region,” the Ministry told Sputnik.
“A fire erupted as a result of their act of sabotage and it currently emanates an acrid and toxic smoke that keeps spreading over the nearby residential areas,” the Ministry added.
On Sunday, Russian MoD announced killing of about 180 foreign mercenaries while targeting military training centers, and Yavoriv training facility in western Ukraine.
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