8,000 Ukrainian Military Defected to DPR & LPR Units

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In fact, Novorossian forces are moslty formed from defected volunteers and Ukrainian military servicemen. So, it isn’t a big news. The interesting thing that Kiev’s side confirmed this fact. Nonetheless, SouthFront argues that it’s a marked down number.

This article originally appeared at TASS

Ukrainian military prosecutors have a list of about 8,000 policemen and military that have defected to the east Ukrainian “separatists”, the Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine, Anatoly Matios said on Thursday.

“We have a full list of those who defected to the separatists [the way that Kiev calls Novorossian warriors – SouthFront],” he said. “All of them will be brought to account.”

“A Ukrainian court will pass an appropriate sentence on them,” Matios added.

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