Russian court accused Ukrainian Roman Ternovsky, involved in the Right sector, rallies aimed against Russia’s interests and expelled him for two years and three months in prison, as Svitlana Petrenko, the representative of the Investigation Committee, told the journalists, RIA News reports.
“The court sentenced Ternovsky to two years and three months of imprisonment in general penal colony. The sentence has entered into force,” she said.
According to the Investigation Committee, Roman Ternovsky, being included in the Right Sector, was participating in public rallies aimed against Russia’s interests.
Moreover, as the representatives of the Investigation Committee stated, the Ukrainian was conducting propaganda of Right Sector activity among the users including those living on the territory of Russia, using his Facebook account.
Earlier, on October 18, 2017 Russian Investigation Committee informed that Ukrainian Roman Ternovsky was detained in Rostov region. According to the Committee, “during the search of the place of residence of the suspect in Rostov-on-Don clothes and other personal belongings with Right Sector symbols were found”. The Court decided to take Ternovsky into custody at the request of the prosecution.
Later, the representatives of the Right Sector stated that Roman Ternovsky supported the organization earlier, but they added that the connection with him was lost around a year ago.