: Russian-backed separatists plot provocations in Donbas

15:38 May. 5, 2016

Russian-backed separatists plot provocations in Donbas

Russian-backed separatist troops participate in a military exercise near to Yenakiyeve in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on March 11, 2015 (AP photo)

A garment factory in the occupied Donetsk sews military uniforms with Ukrainian insignia

Information Resistance group reports that the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" ordered the garment factory in the temporarily occupied Donetsk ("Tekstylnyk" district) to tailor a large number of military uniform of Ukrainian type with specific insignia, the group posted on their website on May 5.

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According to the group, a part of the order with "Aidar" battalion badges is ready and has already been provided to the militants, the other part bears emblems of brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In particular, the insignia have the writings "Mykolaiv" and "79" – 79th Airborne Brigade (Separate), Mykolaiv.

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