It is also reported that during the ATO 25 policemen from Donetsk and 22 from Luhansk asked to be transferred to other regions. These law enforcement officers remained loyal to the oath to Ukraine, but were not able to work side by side with the "DPR".
In the Donbas,every fifth policeman, or 20% of the personnel, has already left the service. Head of the press service of the Donetsk regional police department Ihor Demin said that every day this number is increasing - they will be dismissed until the police will get rid of all suspicious employees, keeping only the most reliable.
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