At the headquarters of ATO stated that in the Donbass regularly detained by the Russian military: we can’t all give in the press

Ukrainian military reported that regularly detain Russians

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18 June at the Donbass detained a group of “lost” Russian soldiers, and cases of capture of the Russian military in the ATO area occur regularly. This was announced by the Deputy head of the ATO, major General Oleksandr Razmaznin, transfers “Island”.

“The latest arrest was yesterday. Graduates of St. Petersburg state medical Academy, noting the Day of the doctor, confused direction and was on our territory. Detained, many are detained. But the fact is that not all of us can issue in the press. We take these detainees to certain structures. Our task – to fight. To hold and to give. The rest is not our business”, – he explained.

By words the General-the major, the detention of Russian servicemen in the ATO area occur frequently.

“The detainees regularly. To say that every day – this is not true, but quite often,” said the Razmaznin.

However, he did not specify the number of the detained Russians.

The armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine began in April 2014. Fighting underway between the Armed forces of Ukraine and Pro-Russian militants.

Ukraine, USA and several other countries accuse the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict: the use of regular troops in fighting on the side of the insurgents, arms shipments and financial support. The Russian leadership denies the charges and claims that Russia is not a party to the conflict.

According to the interior Ministry of Ukraine in March 2016, in the Donbas, there were about 36 thousand, including 8 thousand Russian soldiers.

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