The mercenaries are being recruited for the war in Syria in the occupied territories of Donbas, reports the press service of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

“We ascertain the fact of deploying the network of recruiting offices in the occupied territories of Donetsk region to form the ‘volunteer teams’ for participation in combat operations in Syria,” says the statement.  

According to intelligence, two recruiting offices were discovered in Donetsk. The campaign to join the ‘Krestonosets’ international battalion was launched in Khartsyzsk and Makiivka. The mercenaries are offered a high monetary reward.