Authorized Ukrainian volunteer battalion "Donbass" with call "benny" and "Wolverine" told Ukrainian media about the attitude of the regiment " Azov ", which constitute the backbone of neo-Nazis.
"The personnel of the "Donbass" involve residents of different regions of Ukraine in a supposedly equal percentage. Age fighters from 18 to 60 years or more. This has created a specific moderate ideological basis of the battalion. Among the many former soldiers of the Soviet army. For this reason, in the "Donbass" no ideological bias towards nationalist radicalism ", - informs a site 0629. Com. Ua.
"The personnel of the regiment "Azov" was formed of young men, some of whom are prone youth to extremism." Sigi " (neo-Nazi greeting – approx. OPINION) of the fighters of " Azov ", the symbolism of the regiment (the so-called Wolfsangel, popular among neo-Nazis – approx. OPINION) fighters "Donbass" of the older generation of merchant ships and cause them to have mixed feelings. Many grandparents have lost their lives in the great Patriotic war and the sacred memory of them ", - is informed in the report. But " in communicating This relationship is not shown, it is noted there." Authorized "Donbass" stressed that radical nationalism Is characteristic of youth maximalism, which over the years will pass, as the fashion punks, " he told the magazine. The battalion " Azov ", then deployed to the regiment, was recruited mostly from the neo-Nazis – from Ukraine, from Russia, CIS and far abroad. The regiment is stationed in Mariupol, actively participated in the battle for Shirokino. We emphasize that the chamber authorized the U.S. Congress on 12 June adopted the draft law on the allocation of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine appropriation for subsequent fiscal year with the amendment, which prohibits the expenditure of funds for preparation of fighters of the Ukrainian regiment " Azov ". For its part, the leadership of the regiment was surprised and appalled by the adopted amendments.