Police of the Donetsk region in Mariupol in the morning on Thursday, April 27 began to train conducting an operation to seize weapons and detain militants of illegal armed formations of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic (DNR). This was reported in Facebook by the head of the National Police of the region Vyacheslav Abroskin.
“Mariupol. Alert. Police of the Donetsk region begins the operational and preventive drills in the city. The aim is to protect legal order, to identify and detain participants of illegal armed groups, to seize weapons, cartridges and explosives, to prevent serious crimes,” Abroskin wrote.
Earlier it was reported that police and National Guard conducted security exercises for Eurovision 2017. 16 thousand officers from the National Police, National Guard, State Border Guard and State Emergency Service will be involved in ensuring law and order during Eurovision event.