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new battalion formed- “August” !!!
The other day, the men created a volunteer battalion were certified professional military army Novorossia. Division, which included experienced soldiers as well-known self-defense groups, as “Ghost” and recruits without experience, given the name “August”.
“This name was chosen not only because the battalion begins his biography in the last month of summer, but also in honor of the Holy Mother of God of the August – told me the battalion commander Alexander Kostin with the call “Dad.”
– “We are fighting guys from different places.”
Everywhere – from the territory of the former Ukraine. Interestingly, they came not only from the Donbas, but also from Odessa, Kharkiv and other cities of the country and even from Kiev. “
Militiaman said that the younger members of the battalion had just turned 18 years old, and the oldest – 65 “Among us are veterans of the Afghan war, and the guys who served in hot spots and having a huge combat experience – continues,” Dad. ” – One of our heroes had to take after being injured arm above the elbow. But he is still so spoiling for a fight, that I could not refuse him. “
He tells about the heroism of the young volunteer: just finished school boy named Sergei with three dozen friends and one grenade launcher stopped a convoy of tanks and armored personnel carriers.