Assistant to chairman of the State Border Guard Service Oleh Slobodian said at a briefing, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.
"Selection and recruitment of volunteers to take part in the war in Syria is underway in the "DPR" and "LPR". A few days ago, a group of 600 people left the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk region for Russia's Rostov region through an uncontrolled part of the Russian-Ukrainian border. They crossed the border with Russia in full gear and with weapons," he said.
Earlier, Ukraine's secret services reported that Russian military recruit local militants to take part in the war in Syria.
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