On the morning of June 1, Russian public pages are full of reports of some kind of battle involving tanks on the border of the Kharkiv and Belgorod regions in the Shebekino region.
“Fights are taking place in which tanks are involved”, “saboteurs attacked the Shebekino checkpoint with the help of tanks. They are being held back by border guards, ”such messages spread around Russian and local Belgorod anonymous telegram channels between 7 and 8 in the morning.
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Note that there is no official information (at least from the governor of the Belgorod region Gladkov) at the moment. Later, statements by the Russian Volunteer Corps and the Freedom of Russia legion appeared. The first reported that “the neighborhood of Shebekino will appear very soon,” the second said that they were located near the border, without specifying the location.
Earlier in the morning, an air raid alert sounded in the Kharkiv region, monitoring groups reported “sorties” in the Belgorod region. Later, information appeared that “air defense is working” in the Russian Federation.
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