The border of the Rostov region tied a Ukrainian soldier Yevgeny Sergienko, on interrogation He told that he deserted, refusing to fight against the inhabitants of the DNI and the LC, and appealed to Russian authorities With a request to grant political asylum, the source said.
"recently the border has been captured soldier military power of Ukraine Yevhen Serhiyenko. In the process of interrogation he said He was not trying to hide, but deliberately went to the bypass crossing to surrender to Russian border guards. Own act, He explained that he did not wish to go to serve in the Ukrainian army, and fled because he was not ready to fight against the people of the DNI and LC. He also said about the fact that he was going to ask in Russia a political asylum ", - transfers its words news Agency.
Sergienko has explained that to leave the part near Kharkiv was not difficult, it is in practice not protected." I have no desire to own people to shoot, I did not want to fight and knew that I was going to try to escape. In a military unit in Bashkirovke where I determined was the drunkenness and carelessness. I quietly got up, went through places that nobody controls and which are generally free, " said He. According Sergienko, He is " on buses and through tree planting bypassing the roadblocks to reach the village of the Cretaceous, and there is local (residents) have learned how to cross the border." He added that he voluntarily surrendered to Russian border guards. According to a source, the detainee's relative is checked. Many times before it was declared about the mass cases of desertion in the Ukrainian army. From mid-April 2014 Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.