Ukrainian Battalion " Azov ", controlled by Kiev, prevents the carriage in a safe place peaceful inhabitants of the village of Sorokino located near Mariupol, said Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Eduard Bacurin.
On Tuesday, Secretary of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said during clashes with militias security forces was " to provide protection of Mariupol ". The militia first confirmed that the Military began fighting in the district of Mariupol, Donetsk region. The military has proven that took under the supervision of the town of Sorokino, DND headquarters this message is denied. In response to the question about the possibility of a counterattack militias DND on Mariupol direction of Baturin said that " in principle, it may be, but At this time we do not believe this is the main direction ".
"The battalion" Azov " prevents the removal of the peaceful inhabitants of the village of Sorokino in the vicinity of Mariupol ", - said Bacurin.
Battalion "Azov" is a special forces unit assigned to the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine. First, Ukrainian media reported that the Battalion was reformed in the regiment. Most members of the "Azov" hold right-wing and neo-Nazi views.
The situation in the Donbass very quickly escalated in January, then as the Ukrainian Military, taking advantage of the truce and building up forces in the South-East of the country, began to storm the position of the militia, starting With. the General staff of Ukraine said that " the Ukrainian army has enough personnel and equipment to deal the final blow ". While the chief of staff Viktor Murzenko, despite the many times heard before the attacks against the capital of Russia, admitted that the departments of the Russian army within the country there.
After a sharp increase in the number of victims among the civilian population Militia told about what to protect yourself shelling of residential areas.
One of the most hot spots of conflict between the security forces and militias in the Donbass was Debaltsevo, the area in which the environment gets larger grouping of the Ukrainian military. See the Last photo service covers newsworthy news