On the photo: Vasily Gritsak
On may 21 the detention of alleged terrorists, who came from France to Ukraine to purchase weapons, it became known from the reports of the French media. June 4 this information this information is confirmed by the state border service of Ukraine, today details of the operation said Hrytsak.
In his words, quoted by “Interfax”, came to Ukraine, the Frenchman tried to establish contacts with the separatists in the Donbas under the pretext of providing them with volunteer help. He supposedly was going to give them equipment, but gradually began to wonder whether it is possible to obtain from the separatists weapons.
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In the end, the Frenchman, according to Hrytsak, was able to buy 5 of Kalashnikov assault rifles, more than 5 thousands of rounds of ammunition, 2 RPG with 18 shells, 125 kg of TNT, 100 detonators and 20 balaclavas.
The head of the secret service noted that “it is not necessary to explain what could be the destruction in the case of application of 125 kg of explosives”.
Hrytsak made another important statement: according to him, in the last days before you travel to Poland, the Frenchman, who has already watched the SBU was interested in from their suppliers of arms, will not be able to accompany the consignment to Europe it is the Ukrainian subject of payment for his services to several thousand euros.