On the side of the Ukrainian army in the Donbas, the hired soldiers who many years ago moved from Chechnya to the European Union, where they were recruited, said in an interview Last news the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.
"Yes, there is our former Chechens, They sold their idea to the Europeans, and Europe armed them and sent. They lived in the EU for a long time. No one from here went, " - said Kadyrov.
Answering the question, whether the number of immigrants from Chechnya fighting on the side of the Ukrainian security forces, Kadyrov said that there were information about 150, but no correct information.
"A hundred and fifty, I said, different figures, nobody knows exactly. They are not warriors - addicts, alcoholics gathered there. They left long ago, fifteen years ago still left the Chechen Republic