Russian officers sale scrap metal gathered at industrial objects in Donbas to raise funds for purchasing higher ranks or positions.
This was reported by the Main directorate of intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.
On the eve of the May holiday, Lieutenant Colonel Oleksandr MAKSYMOV tries to receive appointment at the position of the deputy commander of the 3rd separate motorized rifle brigade due to raised funds from sale of the equipments of “Rondo” wholesale depot (Horlivka, Pervomaiska street, 50) and “Mine 2-bis” of the former Mykytiv mercuric plant for scrap metal.
He enlisted aid of the brigade’s commander Major-General Ihor TYMOFIEYIEV who wrote appropriate petition.
As previously repoted, a unit of Russian Special Services’ officers arrived to occupied Luhansk from Krasnodar region.