In Kiev have always known about the crimes of punitive battalions, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND on Minsk talks Denis Putilin.
"It is an attempt to reject objectionable, - quotes the expression Pushilin news Agency.- Think they knew they were doing punitive battalions? Yes knew, of course. There comes a time when to remain silent about It does not work, really goes with all the cracks ".
According to Pushilin, such as the battalion "Tornado" are " absolutely all punitive battalions across the line of contact "." iniquity, who voiced And expressed by a Tornado, much more. And the truth will be terrifying when she POPs up, " concluded the Vice-speaker of the people's Council DND. Remember, the interior Ministry And the Prosecutor's office of Ukraine on June 17, tied for 7 people from the battalion Tornado together with the commander of patrol service battalion Ruslan Onishchenko, who are accused of looting, torture, murder, rape And several other crimes. Then the head of the Lugansk military-civil administration Gennady Moskal appealed to law enforcement agencies with the requirement to disarm battalions "Tornado" And " Chernigov ". Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, on his part, June 18 announced that the battalion Tornado disbanded. Then the soldiers of the unit have sought refuge at the base And organized it for defense, then told about the readiness to use weapons against the workers of the Ministry of internal Affairs. The leadership of the Ukrainian interior Ministry has conducted a dialogue with members of the Tornado. Ministry spokesman Artem Shevchenko said that the Ministry hopes for a peaceful resolution of the situation. In addition, he considers the situation dangerous enough.