"On May 12, the entire staff of the 5th Motorized Infantry Company led by company commander of the 2nd Infantry Battalion of the 9th Separate Assault Motorized Rifle Regiment of Marines (Novoazovsk) of the 1st Army Corps submitted reports on dismissal from military service. When commander of the regiment Colonel Bondarev tried to prevent dismissal and threatened to file the dismissed soldiers as "discredited", he was beaten by his subordinates. To elucidate the causes of mass dismissals of servicemen and improve the situation, deputy corps commander for work with personnel arrived to the regiment," the intelligence reports.
"Five soldiers of the 3d Infantry Battalion, two soldiers of the Mortar Battery and four troops of the Company of the 7th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade (Debaltseve) of the 2nd Army Corps abandoned combat duty and wrote reports on dismissal on May 11-13," the report reads.
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Military intelligence also informs about disturbance among the military of the 7th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade caused by another money extortion "to purchase paint for renovation of camouflage of combat vehicles" and a gift to the commander of the Corps of Major General Yevgeniy Nikiforov due to his return to Russia.