Suspects Kiev «the Georgian Legion» in theft of weapons stated in the LC

CC BY 2.0 / Ministry of Defense of Ukraine / Tanks on mastani APU in the East of Ukraine. Archival photoSuspects Kiev «the Georgian Legion» in theft of weapons stated in the LCCC BY 2.0 / Ministry of Defense of Ukraine / Tanks on the march

Ukrainian command suspects 25 fighters of a battalion «Georgian Legion» in the theft of ammunition and weapons from the warehouses of the armed forces of Ukraine in the Donbass, said at a briefing the official representative of the people’s militia self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic Andrey Marochko.

«The headquarters of the operational command of the «Vostok» carried out an official investigation on the fact of theft in the 54th brigade of the armed forces of weapons and ammunition during the firing 46 25 soldiers of the battalion «Georgian Legion» in February of this year after a dispute with the brigade commander, Colonel Maistrenko,» said Marochko.

He said that, according to the available LC data, the damage caused to the brigade consists of 75 units of weapons, including 15 rocket-propelled grenades. «Supposedly, the weapons were going in separate caches for subsequent sale to criminal groups of Ukraine, which are involved in the actions of the opposition under the leadership of Mikhail Saakashvili,» — said the representative of the defense Ministry of the Republic.

Marochko added that in the framework of the investigation on 16 may the brigade arrived the commander of land forces of VS of Ukraine Serhiy Popko.

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