He stated: "I came out last, overseeing the dislocation of our troops from Debaltseve - this was stated by Chief of Staff of sector C, Colonel "Taran" in a telephone conversation with the president. Petro Poroshenko called the Colonel to thank him for the courage and heroism." Taran" came out from Debaltseve together with "Topaz", also Colonel, whose story was told by the president at yesterday's meeting of the National Security Council. "Topaz" is a Don Cossack from Luhansk, who went to war against the Russian invaders along with his two sons. Fate brought all three together in Debaltseve . The father left the city only after making sure that his sons left te city."
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