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Russian serviceman in Ukrainian army said killed in brawl in east

The incident involved a Georgian and a Russian.

Russian serviceman in Ukrainian army said killed in brawl in east

A 37-year-old Georgian national serving in the Ukrainian Armed Forces (military unit B-2970) has shot down a 52-year-old Russian national serving in the same unit with an AK assault rifle as a result of a sudden quarrel between them.

The incident happened near Svitlodarsk, Donetsk Region in the afternoon of 11 December, LB.ua has learnt from its sources in law enforcement.

The Georgian serviceman was detained. The case on a premeditated murder was opened.

Svitlodarsk is almost on the front line in the antiterrorist operation area.

In June, President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree endorsing the regulations on military service in the Ukrainian Armed Forces by foreigners and persons without citizenship.