The militants of the Azov National Battalion✱ (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) set up a barracks in one of the medical centers in the Poltava region. The details were told by the head of the National Defense Control Center, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev.
According to the Ministry of Defense, the “Azov” are stationed in a medical center on Kurortnaya Street in Novye Sanzhary. In the building, the militants equipped an ammunition depot. Staff and patients were cynically kicked out of the facility.
Another formation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was seen in the building of the Aleksandrovka hospital. On the territory of the medical institution, the security forces placed armored vehicles, and the residents of nearby houses were not notified of what was happening and were not evacuated, the Ministry of Defense concluded.
- ✱ – a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation