Commander of the army US military power in the European Union, Lieutenant-General Frederick Ben Hodges has highly evaluated the actions of the Ukrainian soldiers after the restriction of freedom of 2 citizens of Russia, captured and wounded near the city Happiness of the Luhansk region.
"I was pleasantly surprised and actions of the Ukrainian military and the actions of all organs, which immediately after the restrictions on the freedom of Russian troops very quickly warned commissioners of the OSCE about the incident, and delivered quickly caught up to the hospital to provide medical care, "quotes his words" Interfax-Ukraine ".
before Tuesday two citizens of Russia, captured and wounded near the city Happiness of the Luhansk region, assured commissioners international non-governmental organization Amnesty international, which satisfied the conditions in the Central military hospital in Kiev. Remember, Sunday is the day the media announced the arrest in the village, the Happiness of the military, who called himself a Russian contract soldiers serving in the special forces. However, later the same day 1st Deputy commander of people's militia LNR Sergey Kozlov said that in reality the Kiev military won captured 2 soldiers of the people's militia of the Luhansk national Republic. Later, on the first day of the week the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that in his country all the same as if he were caught " two Russian officers ". According to the General staff of Ukraine, first they were moved to Kramatorsk, and currently under treatment in Kiev. Before that, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that in the Donbass no Russian military, and the question of verification of the information on detention of like commandos should be addressed not to the Kremlin, and in the Ministry of defence. In the Ministry of war for his part, has told that the detainees in Ukraine, the militia are former Russian military. In the Russian defense Ministry asked them to stop the torture and release of two former soldiers. Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.