The Ministry of defense of Ukraine on the basis of the battalion "Aidar" formed a unit in the army. This decision is connected with the need to prevent illegal actions of some adherents of volunteer teams.
"On the basis of the volunteer battalion "Aidar" formed the 24th individual assault battalion of the army, which is subordinate to the military unit a-1314," said acting direct acting Manager of the press service of the General staff Vladislav Seleznev. Commander appointed Lieutenant Colonel Eugene Ptashnik.
Earlier, the Ukrainian military Prosecutor's office opened a number of cases for offences which are suspected soldiers of the battalion "Aidar". The authorities decided to reformat the volunteer battalions, because Kiev was difficult to control them.
The head of the Luhansk regional administration Gennady Moskal 1 March said that the former soldiers "Aydar" detained in the preparation of the export of weapons from the Donbass in Kiev. "Part of this unit a long time deserted from "Aydar", went underground and engaged in looting, robbery, racketeering, theft of vehicles and other crime in the cities-controlled Ukraine the area," explains the web site policy.
Moskal also said to prevent encroachments removal from the zone of military operations in the Donbass in Kiev whole Arsenal. According to him, the weapons were to be used for "destabilization" in the city of Moscow.
Ukrainian volunteer battalions, which were created on the initiative of Kyiv to participate in military operations in the Donets basin, associated a large number of scandals. In early December 2014 in the Internet appeared the video, which States "Aydar" organized chaos on the road Boryspil - Kyiv, prevented members of the movement, and then who would have thought beat one of the drivers passing their columns. In addition, soldiers have often been implicated in the redistribution of property, illegal seizure of property, disposal of weapons and other illegal actions.
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