According to the Ukrainian Intelligence, militants are willing to "dispose of" the Commander for his "inhuman treatment to subordinates and lack of professionalism."
- Given the danger of participating in active hostilities, the unit 1 AK with the Russian Armed Forces, operating outside the town of Zaitsevo, defied the Commander's orders. March, 28 the military of the 2 battalion of the 3 separate motorized rifle brigade (Gorlovka) refused to take leading positions and threatened to kill the Brigade Commander Ivan Timofeev, Major General with the Russia’s Armed Forces for ruthless attitude towards subordinates and loose command, according to a statement by the Main Intelligence Department.
As QHA reported earlier, the Russian military kill their own deserters in Donbas. During intense fighting in the town of Avdeyevka, seven Russian soldiers left the war zone without permission. One of them was shot by a Russian officer when trying to surrender to Ukrainian soldiers.