Border guards detained in Crimea deserted soldier of the Ukrainian army


SIMFEROPOL, November 16. /Corr. Alexey Konovalov/. Officers of the Border Department of the FSB in the Crimea was detained for illegal crossing of the border soldier of the Ukrainian army. The incident occurred on November 5 near the checkpoint “Perekop”, said the Department.

“The detainee had no documents proving the identity, was dressed in camouflage uniforms of the Ukrainian army, was in a state of alcoholic intoxication, in the face of multiple bruises and abrasions, said the border guard. 2 November 2015, he voluntarily left the base. His decision to desert the military explained that does not wish to participate in the armed conflict in the Donbass”.

The Ukrainian military said the Russian border guards that he was held in Nikolaev 28th separate mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Armed forces, and was beaten by his officer of the brigade.

“Immediately after the detention of the Ukrainian military medical care. Currently a citizen of Ukraine feels well. He provided good living conditions and food”, – added in the Border Department of the FSB.

Currently the questions about the status of the Ukrainian soldier and about his stay in the Russian Federation.