In Slavyansk detained five “supporters of separatists”

В Славянске задержали пятерых "пособников сепаратистов"

Slavic police found and arrested five men

In Slavyansk police over night arrested five men who, according to militiamen, helped the separatists.

In Slavyansk, Donetsk region for the current day, the police found and arrested five men who, according to law enforcement, “contributed to the military aggression and the seizure of the Ukrainian cities” separatists. On Thursday, January 3, reports the press service of the local police Department.

“The detained mercenaries in age from 20 to 47 years, carried out illegal profiling of citizens. Their function was to verify passports and other documents of citizens, who crossed the posts of the separatists. Men “guarding” the entrances to the city, was on duty at the taken adminzdaniye and illegally checking vehicles at checkpoints,” – said in the message.

According to this fact police opened criminal proceedings under article establishment of illegal armed formations or participation in their activities. The sanction of article provides till eight years of imprisonment.

Earlier in Slavyansk, Donetsk region in the evening of 1 January took place the traditional torchlight procession in honor of the 110 anniversary of the birth of the OUN leader Stepan Bandera.

It was also reported that in the Donbass in the queue at the checkpoint of separatists near the Village Lugansk (Luhansk region) killed a man.

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