Ukrainian Marines during the "spring" in touch With the fighters " Berkut ", which was located in the Northern part of the Peninsula, and had asked them not to attack, said Fins news in conversation veteran Sevastopol "Berkut" Roman Efremenko.
Exactly a year before a referendum was held, which resulted in Sevastopol and the Crimea became part of the Russian Federation. A good and peaceful reunification With Russia was made possible largely due to the fact that the security of the Crimean Residents proactively undertook to ensure that Authorized the special forces "Berkut" was on the Peninsula.
"The Ukrainian side, the situation was also tense. We talked With Nicholas paratroopers, who bet against us in the first few days of confrontation. They were not prepared and did not know what to expect from us. We talked on the phone With them and They tearfully requested that We not attack them, " said Efremenko.
He added that the soldiers of "Berkut" in response to these pleas were smiling because they had no resources to carry out the attack.
"Of ammunition for six fighters we had only two or three stores of ammunition. For this reason We played them, intimidated, said that They have not decided to attack because We are the " hit ". In General, the situation is tense kept, " said the veteran.