Pro-Russian militant surrenders to law enforcers in Luhansk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

He wanted to return to the territory controlled by Ukraine on the SBU program "You are wanted at home"
19:02, 14 August 2018

Press service of the National Police in Luhansk region

In Luhansk region, the relatives of the pro-Russian militant called the police and reported that he wants to return to Ukraine as the Luhansk Police reported on Facebook.

According to them, a militant attempted to return to the territory controlled by Ukraine on the SBU program "You are wanted at home".

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The police along with the SBU workers helped the man to pass the grey zone and met a 40-years-old citizen of Donetsk region near the demarcation line.

"The man said that in December 2014, due to the difficult material situation and "thanking" to the Russian propaganda he entered one of the detachments of the so-called "People's Militia of the Luhansk People's Republic" in Alchevsk. During the service a man was a security of the storages and the detachment," the message said.

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He added that in May 2015, after the constant arguments with the command, he moved to Donetsk where he still was a part of "the command unit" of the local criminal formations. He guarded the parts of the unit and moved as a member of the patrol for the check of other detachments of the Donetsk People's Republicв (DPR). The man left the service due to the health problems but after the treatment he returned to the service and entered the so-called "internal forces of the DPR.

'During the service the man disappointed in the ideas of the militants and when he understood that he serves in the illegal armed formation, he decided to left the criminal formations and return to the territory controlled by Ukraine," the police added.

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Now the criminal proceeding due to the creation of the military or armed formations not provided by the law is opened. The court will decide a destiny of the man.

Earlier an armed militant targeted the OSCE patrol from the AK-47 at the western suburb of Smile village uncontrolled by Ukraine.

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