SBU conducts special operation in Donbas

SBU conducts special operation in Donbas

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Counterintelligence officers of Ukraine's SBU Security Service have conducted a special operation in Luhansk region and detained an active participant in the illegal armed formations of the terrorist organization "LPR," the SBU's press service has reported.

"The fighter was placed on the wanted list on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activity and encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine. The detained resident of Luhansk region was a member of terrorist groups of the so-called 'LPR' and during 2014-2015 took an active part in armed opposition to the anti-terrorist operation forces, in particular, in the fierce fighting near Debaltseve. Subsequently, he was on combat duty at 'LPR' checkpoints near the occupied town of Sorokyne. As of September 2019, he served in the so-called 'LPR customs committee'," the report reads.

Immediate investigative actions are being carried out and the issue of choosing the measure of restraint for the man in the form of detention for committing crimes envisaged by Part 2 of Article 110 (encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine) and Part 1 of Article 258-3 (the creation of a terrorist group or a terrorist organization) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is being decided.

Measures to detain the fighter were carried out in cooperation with the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

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