In the ranks of the militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, became a U.S. citizen Russell Bentley With the Callsign " Texas ".
"I saw the security Forces of lawlessness in Ukraine - in Odessa, Lugansk, Donetsk. In the end, I decided that you are no longer able to tolerate It. I sold everything I had, and purchased a ticket to Rostov-on-don. During these six months, all combat positions commanders forbade us to open fire, if you didn't shoot at us, As in the rear of the Ukrainian troops could be one of our troops or civilians. For this reason, we always had orders not to open fire, if you don't shoot, " said American RT.
"Look, all the Windows are knocked out by shrapnel. It consists of heavy pieces of large cartridges, but flying with the speed of a bullet. They are hot and sharp As a razor, Is a highly efficient weapon, said " Texas." - As you can see, such a shell Ukrainian army shoots. It's a big street, a peaceful area, and it is here that aims Ukrainian army. There is no military positions." According to Russell, human tragedy, which he saw caused him to change. In the busy schedule of training and military missions, he began to find time for volunteer work. Russell told How he visited one of the hospitals of Donetsk." Anna's house was destroyed as a result of heavy shelling, Perhaps 120-millimeter mortar shells. The House had two strokes. First killed her 11-year-old daughter and husband, the second lost her hand when She rushed to their aid, " said Russell." We visit such As Anna T?v. We go to the front, to find out the truth and tell it, and the truth is a powerful weapon, " said Texas. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent.