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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kiev released a Russian citizen, accused of preparing terrorist attack


The court in Kiev refused to satisfy the petition about prolongation of term of detention to Russian woman Anastasia Leonova, who was accused Ukrainian forces of preparing a terrorist attack on the territory of Ukraine. She was arrested in December 2015.


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Anastasia Leonova

The decision of the court on his page in Facebook said the lawyer of the citizen of Russia Maxim Kozub. He said that the judge Bugil found the suspect Ukrainian law enforcement agencies are unfounded.

In the beginning of March, the period of detention of the Russians in custody had expired and the court of the Ukrainian capital declined to renew it. However, after a week of Leonov again, he was arrested.

The Russian was arrested along with his two compatriots and three Ukrainian citizens in December of last year. Ukrainian security services said that they were part of a sabotage group and preparing a terrorist attack in the nation’s capital.

In court, the woman denied any connection with the alleged leader of the group, who was shot dead during his detention by the security forces.

In April in Ukraine were sentenced to 14 years each, the Russians Aleksandr Erofeev and Evgeny Aleksandrov, which had been captured in the Luhansk region, the company informed. In Kiev they are declared members of the Russian GRU, while in Moscow insist that at the moment of detention they were not current members.

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