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Propagandist and militant of DNR terrorist organization is convicted under the SBU materials (video)

Propagandist and militant of DNR terrorist organization is sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment under the SBU materials.

The law enforcers established that on May 2014 the journalist of several local newspapers in Kherson joined the terrorists. He became a military correspondent of the separatist Internet-publications “Politnavigator” and “Russkaya vesna”. The propagandist published a range of anti-Ukrainian materials aimed to discredit acting government and sabotage the mobilization, he disclaimed territorial integrity of Ukraine. In his texts, he also completely supported pro-Russian ideology.

The SBU operatives documented that from October 2014 up to March 2015 the criminal was a member of illegal armed formation “Somali”. He repeatedly committed armed assaults against ATO units and law enforcers, and after that, he got back to anti-Ukrainian propagandist activity. The man repeatedly came to Russia and temporarily occupied Crimea to receive instructions from handlers of anti-Ukrainian propaganda campaigns.

In the framework of the initiated criminal proceeding, on June 2017 the law enforcers detained the criminal on attempt to enter the country through the Kharliv region.

In course of the pre-trial investigation, the criminal gave statement concerning contacts with the representatives of former government, responsible for organization and funding of anti-Ukrainian information campaigns.

The court found the criminal guilty in committing a crime stipulated by Part 2 Article 260 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and sentenced him to 5 years of imprisonment.

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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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