Soldiers of the Republic of Donetsk have taken arms from the police
Donetsk, April 12, 2014
Soldiers of the Republic of Donetsk have entered the Regional Office of Internal Affairs in Donetsk and taken hold of the weapons stored there. At 6 pm, the front door to the Office was open and journalists could enter freely. Inside, there were soldiers of the Republic of Donetsk, monitoring the situation.
The commander explained that they were present in the building in order to protect the facility from common perpetrators. The policemen had fled. A Russian flag flies over the Office and by the entrance to the premises there is a border pole with a two-headed eagle.