Posts Tagged ‘Ukrainian Army’


April 27, 2015

Toinformistoinfluence website on April 26, 2015, reported that Russia continues to deny supplying weapons to the “separatists”. Ukraine authorities, however, presented proof that Russia is supplying weapons. Excerpts below:

Representatives of the Military Cooperation and Peacekeeping Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine presented another proof of the use of Russian weapons in the territory of Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts to Kyiv Association of Military Attaches.

Several days ago, a Ukrainian platoon defensive post near Zholobok village (located in Luhansk Oblast) was shelled by Russian aggressors, who used a 9M133 Kornet anti-tank guided missile system (NATO designation AT-14 Spriggan), specifically, the 9M133F-1 variant, armed with a thermobaric warhead.

According to the markings, the missile was manufactured in 2012 in Russia. These systems are used by the Russian Army. The Ukrainian Army does not possess them.

This report was published by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine at The original photos of ATGM 9M133F-1 Kornet were posted on April 21 by Igor Gurchik on his Facebook page .

Ukrainian checkpoint #29, located near Zholobok village, which is controlled by the Russian forces, was attacked on April 18, 2015. Ten photos that are of a much better quality than the photos posted by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine can be found on the website that provided the information. The photos were taken by a Ukrainian soldier immediately after the attack, when the missile warhead was found.