the trainings the combatants practiced in arresting armed criminals,
releasing of hostages, repelling the attacks and detention of criminals,
actions of the personnel of border checkpoints in the course of examination
of motor vehicles. They were also trained in shooting, unarmed combat
techniques, basics of general and special courses of training of service
Yatsenyuk handed to the combatants advanced special communication means,
helmets and body armor, not compliant with the Russian standards.
of Government emphasized that the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National
Guard are provided with everything necessary as fast as possible since “nothing
has been purchased for 23 years”: “What was two months ago and what we have
today are extremely different pictures”.
Yatsenyuk expressed compassion to the families of those who had died in the
anti-terrorist operation and ensured everyone “that the country will forget
none”: “Heroes will never be forgotten”.