At the "open days" organized by the people's militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic, showed existing in service equipment and weapons.
"on the base of one infantry battalion, where Soldiers live, which currently has out to the range, today We are holding an" open Day ". Anyone can come and see the conditions in which soldiers live, eat and fight, "said Deputy commander of the first infantry battalion Tahir Zhumabayev, reports RIA" Novosti ".
According to the Deputy battalion commander, a similar action in really existing military unit is performed for the first time since the destruction of the Soviet Union." We demonstrate today everyone, our armament: small arms and equipment. It rifles, pistols, machine guns, hand grenades, mortars, all small arms, which is adopted mechanized infantry battalion. Plus show equipment: infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers and portable anti-aircraft missile complex "Strela-M," said Zhumabayev. According to the interviewer Agency, a large interest in technology show older students, there were about 30 members of the Patriotic branch of the " Bulat "." Such campaigns are conducted to raise the Patriotic spirit of the young generation, for the boys the most interesting thing to hold in your hands the machine, sit in the BMP. Main goal - to raise the prestige of the Luhansk people's police that the mother was not afraid to give their sons. After all, the protection of the country - the main task of every person, especially men, " Zhumabayev. The conflict in Eastern Ukraine began in April 2014, when Kiev authorities said a punitive operation against those who oppose the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas. Victims of armed clashes and shelling of peaceful cities, according to the UN, were 6, 4 thousand people.