OREANDA-NEWS Mercenaries from Poland arrived on the territory of Donbass controlled by Kiev. This was stated by the People's Militia Department of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic.

"The investigation of the People's Militia of the DPR received information about the arrival of Polish mercenaries in the area of the so-called operation of the joint forces of the Armed forces of Ukraine," the representative of the department said.

Earlier, on February 7, former head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Zagorodnyuk spoke about the possible invasion of Russia into Ukraine. He considers the threat unlikely. But he admits that Russia can seize any city in Ukraine, writes "MK.RU".

However, Zagorodnyuk is not observing 200 thousand Russian troops needed for a full-scale invasion now, writes "Pravda.Ru". The former head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, during a conversation with journalists of the publication, noted that Russia lacks several elements for an "invasion". Among them are the completion of the formation of battalion tactical groups, tank and airborne, debugging and testing of the wartime management system, deployment and staffing of mobile hospitals.