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 Former Kyivska Rus battalion fighters picketed building of General Staff in Kyiv

In Kyiv, several former Kyivska Rus battalion fighters picketed the building of the General Staff.

This was announced by General Staff spokesman Vladyslav Selezniov, Censor.NET reports citing Channel 112.

"About 30 former soldiers of the 25th Kyivska Rus Territorial Defense Battalion and representatives of public organizations have picketed the building of the General Staff today," he said.

The protesters voiced a political demand about the candidate for the post of the Head of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. However, the General Staff could not comment on it, since the decision is made by the president of Ukraine.

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As for other demands of the protesters, the representatives of the General Staff talked to the latter and signed for the demands. They inquired regarding the pay-off for the combatant status and other state-guaranteed social benefits. "We had a peaceful dialogue and agreed to give the leaders constructive answers by Dec. 30," Selezniov said.

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