Of residents convicted of involvement in terrorist groups
Because attackers reside on the temporarily uncontrolled by the Ukrainian authorities of the territory, they will be condemned in absentia.
In the Zaporozhye region will condemn in absentia of two locals fighting in the Donbass in the composition of terrorist armed groups “battalion “East” and “motorized rifle brigade “Berkut”.
As reported on Thursday, the press service of the Prosecutor Zaporozhye region completed pre-trial investigation with respect to two of the region’s residents fighting in the Donbas in the ranks of terrorist groups, one of which is a resident of Melitopol, the other is the village of Novonikolaevka.
The investigation failed to establish that the defendants are in active opposition to the forces of “ATO” acting in the illegal armed groups “DNR” – “a battalion “the East” and 3 of the III infantry brigade of “Berkut” .
The action of these forces is qualified under part 1 of article 258-3 of the criminal code – “participation in a terrorist organization” providing punishment in the form of imprisonment till 15 years.