MOSCOW, May 8. /TASS/. Militants of Ukrainian nationalist battalion have set up a stronghold and a munitions depot in the building of a children’s hospital in Kharkov, Mikhail Mizintsev, chief of Russia’s National Defense Management Center, said on Sunday.
"Militants of nationalist battalions have set up a stronghold and a munitions depot in the building of children’s hospital No22 for infectious diseases in Kharkov," said Mizintsev, also who heads the Russian Joint Coordination Headquarters for Humanitarian Response in Ukraine."
According to Mizintsev, artillery systems have been deployed in the adjacent territory. "The hospital’s personnel and all civilians, including sick children, were forced to leave the medical establishment under the threat of physical violence," he said.