Former commander of the battalion, MP from the Samopomich faction Semen Semenchenko told in comments to Censor.NET.
"The servicemen of the National Guard's Donbas Battalion called me and reported that during a meeting at the headquarters of the "M" sector, they have been shown maps with a new demarcation lines developed together with the Russian generals. I am citing them. They were ordered to withdraw from their positions in Shyrokyne," Semenchenko said adding that the servicemen of the battalion has received a verbal order from Commander of the sector" M " Fedorov.
According to Semenchenko, the soldiers of the battalion were outraged by such actions of the military command. They believe the order to retreat from the Ukrainian territory is a crime and refuse to carry it out.