Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine announced the initiation of the investigation into the involvement of the officials of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces in terrorist activities in the Donbas, Joinfo.ua reports.
This information was announced by Yuri Sevruk, the Head of the Department for Supervision of criminal proceedings of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Service and Fiscal Service of Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine at a briefing.
"There was started the investigation into participation of the Russian servicemen detained near the city of Shchastya in terrorist activities. During the investigation, we received data on possible involvement of officers of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in terrorist activities. At the moment, criminal proceedings are initiated on this fact too," said Sevruk.
It should be recalled that on May 16, two officers of the special forces of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian Federation were captured by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, the head of the Security Service of Ukraine, said that the Russian soldiers detained in Luhansk awaited criminal liability. And on May 23, the Shevchenko District Court of Kyiv admeasured the penalty in the form of detention in custody.