SBU: Donbas in Syria has left hundreds of Russian mercenaries

СБУ: С Донбасса в Сирию уехали сотни наемников РФ

Vasyl Hrytsak argues that 124 of these Russian citizens have already died.

The war in Syria, more than 500 citizens of the Russian Federation, which took part in military operations on Donbass. This was stated by the head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak, according to the UKRINFORM.

“According to operational data of the security Service in Syria as mercenaries are fighting more than 500 citizens who participated in operations on Donbass. Most professional military of the number of divisions of a special purpose of internal troops, airborne troops and marine infantry and special operations forces of Russia”, – said Hrytsak.

According to him, is also already determined that 124 of these mercenaries have been killed.

At the same time, Hrytsak said that we are not talking about official military contingent of Russia in Syria, namely the mercenaries.

The head of the SBU also claims that in Ukraine has already killed several thousand Russian soldiers and mercenaries. Hrycak reminded that in Ukraine there is a single base DNA of missing persons.

According to him, today the database contains more than 300 DNA profiles of individuals who do not coincide with the samples missing in the area of ATO Ukrainian military and civilian.

The head of the SBU is convinced that some of these DNA profiles exactly belong to the Russian military and mercenaries.

“We urge all mothers, parents of children of Russian citizens who went to build the “Russian world” on Donbass and missing, to contact the center for exchange of hostages to establish communication and the necessary expertise”, – said Hrytsak.

As reported Корреспондент.neteve came to Ukraine the mother of a Russian citizen Viktor Ageev, who was captured in Donbas on June 24.

Earlier Ageev said that it is a contract in Russia. Against him open proceedings on charges of creation of terrorist group or organization (part 1 of article 258-3 of the criminal code). Ageev arrested for two months.