Biological laboratories operating on the territory of Ukraine were conducting research with pathogens of various infectious diseases, Igor Kirillov, the head of the radiation, chemical and biological protection troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Defense Ministry said.
According to Kirillov, the analysis of the acts of destruction demonstrates that laboratories
in Lviv were conducting research works with pathogens of plague, anthrax and brucellosis;
in Kharkiv and Poltava — with pathogens of diphtheria, salmonellosis and dysentery.
The representative of the department indicated that more than 320 containers were destroyed in Lviv, in which pathogens of leptospirosis, tularemia, brucellosis and plague were found, TASS reports.