Ukrainian military commanders have started executing by shooting their own troops, who refuse to fight in the region of Donbass, Head of the Press Service of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Danil Bezsonov stated on December 10.
According to Bezsonov, one of the incidents took place on positions of the 1st Mountain Assault Battalion of the 128th brigade in the area of Bogdanvla. The DPR officail said that a soldier, A. Kolomiec (year of birth – 1989), was shot and killed as a result of the conflict with his commander. Kolomiec was against participation of this unit in a new stage of the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Quoting the DPR intelligence, Bezsonov also saida that a similar situation took place in Berdyansk, Zaporojie region, where another soldier was shot and killed by his commander during a propaganda campaign in support of military actions in the region of Donbass. The death of this soldier was described as a suicide.
Bezsonov emphasized that the introduction of martial law in 10 Ukrainian regions gave free rein to commanders oof the Ukrainian Armed Forces.