In the Donetsk region will be judged in absentia “Deputy Minister” DNR

В Донецкой области будут заочно судить "замминистра" ДНР

The separatist faces up to 15 years in prison.

The Donetsk region Prosecutor’s office completed a special pre-trial investigation against the so-called Deputy Minister of revenues and duties DND. Separatist will be tried in absentia – he faces up to 15 years in prison, the press service of the regional Prosecutor’s office.

The investigation established that in September 2014, the 38-year-old resident of Donetsk, because of personal ideological and selfish reasons, has entered into the DNR, where he was appointed to the position of “first Deputy Minister of incomes and fees”.

“Being on this pseudo-office and now entrusted to the defendant implements a pseudo-Ministry functions on registration of payers of taxes and duties administration of taxes and fees, customs and other payments, control of timeliness and completeness of calculation and payment in the so-called “Republican and local budgets DNR”, which in turn financed other organised group a terrorist organization, “budget institutions DND”, – reported in Prosecutor’s office.

Previously a resident of Luhansk region, which in 2014 voluntarily entered into so-called battalion of the Ghost of the separatists self-proclaimed LNR, was sentenced to 10 years in prison.