Militants based in the occupied Novoazovsk town malinger a bad state of health in order not to participate in the fighting. It is reported on the Facebook page of the Intelligence service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
"Because of the unwillingness to take part in combat operations, the personnel of the 9th separate assault regiment of marines (Novoazovsk) of the 1st army corpus (Donetsk) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation simulates malaise and en masse applies to the medical service with complaints of health", - intelligence noted.
Due to the high level of "malaise", the combat capability of the individual units of the regiment is at a low level.
"The command of the occupiers has expressed distrust of the medical service workers and the suspicion of corruption", - the statement says.
It also reported that due to the worsening of the service conditions and the prohibition of dismissal of military personnel, units 1 and 2 of the "army corps" continue to desert.
In particular, on January 24 was recorded the fact of desertion of the militant (citizen of Russia) of the 11th separate motorized rifle regiment (Makiyivka) of the 1st army corpus to the Rostov region of the Russian Federation.