Under the procedural management of Prosecutor’s office of Luhansk region in the criminal proceedings on the fact of hostilities during the occupation of the city of Lisichansk identified members of illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation who fired at a group of soldiers under the command of Colonel posthumously to major General of National guard of Ukraine Alexander Radievsky.
This was reported in the office of the attorney General.
“The prosecutors together with the SBU investigators have gathered enough evidence of involvement in the crime two citizens of the Russian Federation and three local residents. The five persons it is reported about suspicion on the fact of participation in the activities of extralegal armed groups, which led to deaths and other serious consequences and the infringement on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine (part 5, article 260, part 3 of article 110 of the criminal code of Ukraine)”, – stated in the message.
According to investigators, July 23, 2014 members of the armed units of the “East-13” and “Siberia” have formed an ambush on the outskirts of the city. During offensive operations units of the national guard of Ukraine in the liberation of Lysychansk members of illegal armed groups of the Russian Federation began the enemy’s attack using snipers, small arms and automatic weapons.
“In clashes from sniper Alexander Radievsky was killed, three soldiers of the National guard of Ukraine received fatal injuries, 11 national guardsmen in the course of the attacks were injured,” – said later in the message of the UCP.
Currently pre-trial investigation which is carried out by investigators of the third management of Department of the SBU in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts continues. Are other members of illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation.