Shakhtersk, Apr 6 - DAN. DPR Defence Minister Vladimir Kononov ordered to hand out weapons for safe-keeping to reservists with military experience for combat alert eventualities.
Several dozen fighters have already received weapons at the Sharkhtersk firing range.
Earlier on Thursday, DPR launched the largest mobilisation drill at the firing range in vicinity of Shakhtersk town.
According to preliminary information, the drill gathered more than 27,000 reservists, including representatives of ministries and departments, cadets and workers from DPR towns and districts.
DPR head Alexander Zakharchenko arrived at the firing range and personally greeted the reservists. *jk