They betrayed their
homeland, the Ukrainian people and discredited the name of Ukrainian police
officer. Both of them were fired from the office of the internal affairs of
The pivoting point of the oath of the police officer is to serve the people
of Ukraine. Nonetheless, a number of the high-level officers of the police in
the Autonomous Republic of Crimea betray their homeland, their people and their
In early March, disrupting the law of the Ukraine, the Parliament of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
appointed Sergiy Abisov,
the Lieutenant Colonel of the police, as an acting head of the Central Office
of the Internal Affairs of Crimea, self-proclaimed republic. At the same time and manner, Alexander Poddubov, the Colonel of the police, was appointed as an
acting head of the Municipal Office of the Internal Affairs of Sevastopol by
the City Council.
While the whole Ukrainian nation is admiring the courage and heroism of
ordinary policemen and army soldiers who sacrifice their lives to keep order
both in the streets and in the office buildings throughout Crimea, some individuals
are in pursuit of power as means to their personal gain. They are sulling the very sacred Oath they gave to their own people.
They are unworthy to be called the Ukrainian police.
Both Sergiy Abisov and Alexander Poddubov were
fired from the police for high-treason, breaching of the
oath and discrediting the police officer rank.
Once again, the
Minister of Internal Affairs, Arsen Avakov, has previously appealed to both the personnel of
the police of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. He also emphasized
that no officer who faithful to the oath and the people of Ukraine shall be
left without due attention.