– Donetsk volunteer guards take control of regional headquarters of National Guards (ITAR-TASS, May 17, 2014):
DONETSK, May 16 /ITAR-TASS/. Voluntary guards of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic has taken control of the headquarters of the Eastern unit of Ukraine’s National Guards, a spokesman for the Donetsk People’s Republic told Itar-Tass over the phone late on Friday.
“They took the building of army unit 3037 in Donetsk,” the spokesman said.
Earlier on Friday, spokesman for the Ukrainian interior ministry’s interior troops Dmitry Obraztsov told the UNIAN news agency that the personnel “left the headquarters to be billeted in another garrison.” He also said he did not know whether the servicemen had managed to take away weaponry.