A citizen of Belarus, who fought on the side of the militants of the battalion “Somalia”, confirmed that there were serving Russian staff officers. This is stated in the testimony of the Belarusian that was released by the security Service on YouTube.
“I can confirm that for the time that I served there, there were serving Russian staff officers”, – he said.
The detainee said that in 2014 he joined the ranks of the illegal armed groups in the East of Ukraine.
After that, he received special training in the Rostov region in Russia.
“At the end of November 2014, I joined the battalion “Somalia”, where he was enrolled in a tank company and sent to study in the Russian Federation in the Rostov region, taught us the Russian military. After training I returned to Donetsk in the battalion “Somalia”. In 2017 at the end of January I went to the 11th regiment, which was enlisted in the first infantry battalion as hand-grenade throwers. At the time of service he participated in the battles near Yasinovataya”, – spavin detained.
We recall that on 10 August 2018 the man arrived to Ukraine, where he was detained by the SBU and the Prosecutor’s office.
Citizen of Belarus reported about suspicion to the article about the “creation of terrorist group or terrorist organization”. This article provides punishment till 15 years of imprisonment UV.