Ukrainian military and SBU officers on Donbas found an empty grenade launcher of the Russian Federation, according to the press center of the Security Service of Ukraine.

“In the forest belt on the territory of Volnovakha district of Donetsk region, law enforcers found  the empty rocket launcher Tavolga-1 of Russian manufacture, which is used only in the Russian army. It has been established that the sabotage group of terrorists  recently fired on the positions of the ATO forces from this place,” reads the message.

Criminal proceeding under Part 2 of Art. 438 (violation of the laws and customs of war) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was initiated on this fact.

Earlier, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov stated that the Russian military leadership had increased the number of troops in the occupied territory of Donbas