Exploration of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic continues to record the presence in the Donbass foreign mercenary soldiers and private military organizations, fighting on the side of the Ukrainian security forces, told reporters Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Bacurin.
"Exploration continues to record the facts of the presence of foreign mercenaries. So, in Winetricks revealed to company personnel Georgian volunteer battalion. At the same time at the checkpoint "Breeze" between Gorlovka and Dzerzhinsk discovered a company of soldiers from the U.S. and Poland, " he said on Sunday at a press conference.
According to Basurin, Also " fixed units of the Polish private military company in Dzerzhinsk, Dmitrov, Slavyansk, Konstantinovka and Kramatorsk "." in the 1st from hostels dispensary on the street Kim was documented to thousands of people. In Krasnogorovka found the presence of up to 2 companies of a battalion "Ichkeria"", he said.
Also, According to the Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia, "found volunteers from Arab countries. ""it is possible that these terrorist units are relevant to the organization" Islamic state, " he said. In addition, according to envoy the Ministry of defense, the help of mercenaries Kiev resorts because of the low morale of servicemen.
According to Basurin, the OSCE observers have documented the lack of 13 units of prohibited weapons at the sites of their location." Ukraine continues to pull to the separation line of weapons. The OSCE has documented the lack of in place of a dislocation of the seven howitzers and six BM-21 " Grad ", - he said.
Also, According to Basurin, the OSCE assured the fact that the shelling of Gorlovka, which resulted in the deaths of peaceful residents, was conducted with the Ukrainian side, and you were using the artillery of calibre of 122 mm.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of the population of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 2 thousand people.