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SBU apprehends militant trying to return to so-called LNR (video)

The SBU officers apprehended a militant who was returning to the temporarily occupied territories in Luhansk region.

The law enforcers got information that one of the militants who in 2014 was a member of illegal armed formations of so-called LNR came to the territory controlled by Ukraine in his private matters. The law enforcers identified the criminal and apprehended him during an attempt to cross the delimitation line at Stanytsia-Luhanska checkpoint.

According to the militant, as a member of LNR terrorist group he served his duty at checkpoints where being armed illegally examined the vehicles of the citizens. He came to the territory controlled by Ukraine to issue a pension and after that he was going to return to temporarily occupied districts of Luhansk region.

A criminal case under Article 260 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.

Urgent investigative actions are under way.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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