Military operations in the Donbass have become a source of uncontrolled leakage of arms and ammunition, which are more frequently used by criminal elements, disguised in the form of the battalion, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Thursday at a meeting with security forces in the Lvov area.
Speaking about the significant deterioration of a criminogenic situation in the country, the leader said: "military operations have become a source of uncontrolled leakage of weapons, ammunition and explosives, which were becoming increasingly frequent criminal elements ".
according to his statement, Bandits, disguised in camouflage uniforms with emblems of various battalions, enter into the confidence of citizens and commit fraud, according to the press service of the President.
According to Poroshenko, greatly increased the number of serious crimes against bases of state security, acts of terrorism, murder, hostage-taking, kidnapping, crimes in the military sphere.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.