Yuriy Bereza, commander of the Dnipro-1 volunteer battalion reported that the bodies of about 300 dead Russian soldiers have not yet been buried near the town of Mnohopolie in Donetsk Oblast. He added that the Russians had been killed in combat operations against a joint force of the Dnipro-1 and Donbas battalions.
“A Russian column was destroyed jointly by the Dnipro and Donbas battalions (a commando unit of 40 men operating near Mnohopolie); about 300 Russian soldiers died as the military column went up in flames… they burnt to death. Our intelligence units are still working in the area; we’re searching for our own men. No one has come to take away the dead Russians.” said Bereza. He cannot explain the attitude of Russian troops towards their comrades who died in combat.
“This is something I find difficult to explain.” stated Bereza. The Dnipro-1 battalion has not yet indicated when the actual fighting took place.
It has been previously reported that Russian military units dump the bodies of their dead brothers into Luhansk coal mines.