Dnipro Battalion took control of railway

Dnipro Battalion and the territorial defense battalion of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast have taken full control of a number of railway stations in the region, as well as all border railway stations, according to the headquarters of the National Defense of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

“In response to the seizure of the railroad by terrorists from the so-called People’s Republic of Donetsk [DNR], Dnipro Battalion and the territorial defense battalion have taken full control of the stations: Prosyana, Slovyanka, Dobropillya, and Dachna, as well as all border railway stations,” Segodnya reports. Continue reading

Borys Filatov’s comments on the Dnipro battalion and the shootout in Krasnoarmiysk, Donetsk Oblast today

Earlier today, two men died and one man was injured as a result of a conflict and shootout between Krasnoarmiysk citizens and men in camouflage who called themselves the Dnipro Battalion.

Borys Filatov, Deputy Chairman of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Administration, commented on the shootout in Krasnoarmiysk on his Facebook page.

“Even the patriotic internet and mass media are full of nonsense.

There’s NO Dnipro battalion that belongs to the National Guard.

There’s the National Guard. There’s the Dnipro battalion of the MIA (Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine). There’s territorial defense.

Dnipro battalion wasn’t in Krasnoarmiysk. They’re helping the military set up the checkpoints. That’s it.

You can draw your own conclusions.” Continue reading