On January 28 a dazzling march took invest Kyiv: teenage boys putting on camouflage uniforms and balaclavas moved through the main roads. As soon as the march ended about 600 users of the NGO “The Natsionalni Druzhyny” (National Militia devices) launched by the veterans regarding the Azov regiment had been sworn in. Numerous discovered this scene much like marches of paramilitary devices. It arrived as being a fantasy image when it comes to propaganda that is russian for all western news that think about you will find dangers associated with the nationalistic retaliation in Ukraine. In addition it raised a true quantity of concerns.
Just How may be the Natsionalni Druzhyny from the Azov battalion?
The Natsionalni Druzhyny is a task for the alleged Azov-related group connected into the Azov regiment of this National Guard. Azov regiment ended up being founded on the basis of the volunteer battalion Azov that were part that is taking the combat actions in eastern Ukraine since 2014. In 2017, the regiment’s veterans established the political celebration “National Corps” (Natsionalnyi Korpus) chaired by MP Andriy Biletskyi. Previously they founded a few non-government businesses including “Civic Corps” (Tsyvilnyi Korpus) and “Defense and Reconstruction regarding the Country” (Zakhyst i rekonstruktsia krayiny, abbreviated ZiRKa). Formal founders regarding the NGO “The Natsionalni Druzhyny” registered in Kyiv are three veterans of this Azov regiment: Ihor Kashka, Artem Klimkin, and Maksym Klymka. 继续阅读Paramilitary devices or a PR move: 10 information about “The National Militia devices”