Now there are 5,800 Russian soldiers on the territory of Belarus, a week earlier the contingent numbered about 11,000 servicemen. This was stated by the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate Vadim Skibitsky on the air of the national telethon.
«Today, the land component on the territory of Belarus is 5800 military personnel. The second mechanized division has now moved to the territory of Russia, including the already entered the territory of Ukraine. This is the Luhansk region. Now units of the sixth division, units of territorial troops are entering there for training»,— he said.
According to Skibitsky, now this is a completely different contingent, which was at the beginning of the aggression. Now there is no powerful aviation component in Belarus, despite the training. In addition, there is no powerful missile component, there are no airborne troops.
Skibitsky added that at present Belarus has one division of «Iskander», anti-aircraft missile systems S-300 , S-400 and three MIG-31 aircraft.