Ukrainian Security Service detains former DPR militant after he decides to relocate to Ukraine

Ukrainian law enforcement authorities detained a militant from the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in Kharkiv, the press center of the Ukrainian Security Service reported.

The SBU operatives found out that a former resident of the separatist-held Horlivka in Donetsk joined the military of the DPR in February 2015 was known under the nomme de guerre, Kub. As a member of the so-called military intelligence of Novorossiya [ new Russia], he took an active part in the military actions against Ukrainian military.

At the beginning of 2019, the militant decided to settle in Kharkiv. He relocated to the city and tried to get duplicates of his Ukrainian passport and other documents that he had allegedly lost.

Law enforcement officials determined the place of the militant’s temporary residence and executed a search warrant, during which they confiscated a RGD-5 combat grenade and a TNT block weighing 400 g.

The former DPR militant was taken into custody.

  Ukraine, Russia, SBU, Donetsk

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