Ukrainian Serviceman with Infantry Combat Vehicle Surrenders to Donbass People’s Militia

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A Ukrainian soldier crossed a front line on an infantry combat vehicle and surrendered to the People’s Militia of the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR).

Ukrainian Serviceman with Infantry Combat Vehicle Surrenders to Donbass People's Militia

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A Ukrainian soldier crossed a front line on an infantry combat vehicle north of the city of Kirovsk in the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) and surrendered to the LPR People’s Militia, the LPR law enforcement reported on Thursday.

“On December 1, a serviceman of the Ukrainian Army crossed a contact line with the LPR on an infantry combat vehicle, and then voluntary surrendered to units of the People’s Militia,” a source in the LPR Ministry of Internal Affairs said.

The incident took place near the village of Donetskiyon on the Bakhmutskaya highway. Circumstances of the detention and motives of the Ukrainian military are unknown.

“Now the serviceman of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has been transferred to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic,” the LPR law enforcement noted.

Earlier, representative of the LPR People’s Militia Andrey Marochko pointed out poor morale of Ukrainian soldiers, which became a reason of stepped-up cases of desertion from the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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        • That Guy

          Flagged by Facebook as “Fake news” = the real news (most of the time).

          • Bob Boomhower

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        • John

          Ah, an apologist. Bob, don’t apologize for what you think to be true. State your piece, it is the nature of discourse at this site and many others. Besides, you are not really sorry, are you? ;) I think you are new here. It is the first time I can remember seeing you post. But, perhaps I am in error.

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            Bob, you presume way too much. Good luck out there and have a good week.

          • Bob Boomhower

            “Presume”, another word that you misuse, apparently not understanding its’ meaning.

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            Perhaps your soldiers surrender willy nilly on the battlefield, but those of my country do not. Such a pompous windbag and self appointed “Lord of the Internet”. Equating fake news with a political mantra is absurd. Since you seem to be in the propaganda business, I can understand why you would make such a ridiculous comparison. It’s not a mantra, and it is dangerous. History, something that katsaps like to revise to suit their narrative, shows us that.

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        The source of this article alone is enough to make any thinking person vomit. There is no such thing as “LPR”, except in the world of katsaps and their toadies.

      • Ophita

        I admire your great style in dealing with this troll, John–you’re much more patient with it than I would be, so I’ll just watch from the sidelines. Thanks for taking it on :)

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        • John

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            Haha–happy holidays John!

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  • Brad Millar

    a new trophy for the NAF .. win win :)

  • jj

    Maybe it was a defection, and he wanted to gift the tank intact to the militia. He may believe in their cause and/or dislike what was going on in the Ukrainian military, how he was treated, the politics of Kiev, etc.