Speaking against Poroshenko, Ukrainian Marines transferred to the reserve
The soldiers of the 1st Feodosia separate battalion of Marines of Ukraine, spoke against changing the color of the beret, announced by President Petro Poroshenko, retired. The chief a press-the centre Military-naval forces of Ukraine Oleg Chalyk claims that the move soldiers of the battalion was their personal position.
Also the representative of the Ukrainian Navy said that the demarche of the soldiers of the battalion was their personal position. “The vast majority of Marines wear the new berets,” he assured Calik.
May 23, Marines of the battalion took to the parade ground and lined up in front of Poroshenko and the leadership of the Ukrainian army in black berets, demonstrating their protest against the new colour of military hats. One of the soldiers told InfoResist that one reason for the demarche was the bad attitude of command the military. Marine stressed that the incident was not a one-time event, but the protest was supported by around 100 personnel of the battalion.
About changing the color of the beret Marines Poroshenko announced on Wednesday at the celebration of the 100th anniversary since the establishment of the marine corps of Ukraine. In addition, he signed a decree on the celebration of the marine corps of Ukraine on may 23 and renamed the airborne troops in the airborne assault.