Who took the side of militia the General-the major Alexander Kolomiets worked in the Ministry of defence assistant Minister during the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych, said the spokesman of the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev.
"Alexander Kolomiets worked as an assistant Minister Salamatin (Dmytro Salamatin, who headed the Ministry of defense of Ukraine in 2012). Dismissed in 2012. Details later ", - Seleznev wrote on Twitter.
before the first day of the week the man who introduced himself as major General of the armed forces, ex-assistant Minister of defence of Ukraine Alexander the Kolomiyts collected briefing and spoke about the transition to the side of DND hundred Ukrainian soldiers and officers." during the ATO on the side of DNR moved hundreds of soldiers and officers that are currently on the defence lines in the DPR. When anti-terrorist operation began, the citizens began to move EN masse to the side of the DNR to protect their homes, families... the Overwhelming number of those who had sided with the DNR, local, from Donbass...", said Kolomiyets. He also assured that the command of the Ukrainian army for the Most part does not support the continuation of the special operation in the Donbass. With it's own transition to the side of DND did not go unnoticed: "the danger comes to my family, I had to get her out of Kiev. Communication with colleagues... Most officers of the Ukrainian army call and want to come back here. But I fear as long as they weren't released." Kolomiets added that " the potential of the Ukrainian army at a very low level, it is morally ".