(QHA) -

Crimean Parliament adopted a decree on creation people’s militia of Crimean Republic.

The decree, initiated by Crimean premier Sergey Aksyonov was adopted at the session of Parliament May 21.

According to the document, militia, based on self-defense forces of Crimea, will help the police to keep the public order, assure safety during natural disasters and liquidate the consequences of emergencies. The militia will be financed by Crimean state budget.

Mentally sane people of 18 years and upwards, registered in Crimea, will be admitted to the militia. The applicants also should have no administrative penalties.

As reported, people’s militia will be financed from Crimean state budget and non-government organizations and unions that meet the legal system.