Two Russians accused of participation in punitive operations in the Donbass

The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against five citizens accused of involvement in the extremist activities of the Ukrainian organization “Right sector” (PS; banned in Russia). About it is spoken in the Department message, received by the editors”.ru” on Monday, January 23.

The investigation against Igor Chudinov, Gennady Hamraev, George stocki, Roman Strigankova and Alexander Valova conducted in parts 1 and 2 of article 282.2 of the criminal code (“Leadership of an extremist organization and participation in it”).

According to investigators, the men had set out from Russia to Ukraine, where he joined the ranks of the SS. “Chudinov as the Deputy commander of one of military structural units of the Ukrainian Volunteer corps “Right sector”, and Khamraev as a fighter named unit took an active part in punitive operations against the civilian population of the breakaway DND and LNR”, — stated in the SC.

Stotskii, Strigunov and Shafts, as suggested in the Department, systematically participated in rallies and marches organized by the SS. In addition, they promoted the ideology of this movement, “idealizing activity” of its leaders and activists.

In September last year, the Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against the leaders of “Right sector” Dmitry Yarosh and Andriy Tarasenko, and also against leaders of the organization Andrew Stanecki, Valery Voronov, Artem Skoropadsky.