Ukrainian Army Force 15 servicemen of the 53rd OMB voluntarily laid down their arms and went over to the side of the NM DPR, of which one officer and two women.
One of the Ukrainian soldier of the 53rd brigade, who has already voluntarily laid down his arms, addresses his colleagues.
“I urge you to lay down your arms – as I did, and we will all remain alive and go home soon.
This is as Russian Foreign Minister says Moscow will only be ready to hold talks with Kyiv once Ukraine’s military has laid down its arms.
Sergey Lavrov also claimed Russia wants the Ukrainian people to be independent and have the possibility to freely define their destiny, but warned the Kremlin did not want “neo-Nazis” to govern Russia’s neighbour.
He added Russia sees no possibility of recognising the current Ukrainian government as democratic.