The Russian authorities have accused the security Service of Ukraine kidnap two Russian military in Crimea
The Russian defense Ministry late in the evening of November 21 reported that the day before, November 20, employees of the security Service of Ukraine kidnapped in Crimea, two Russian military and took them to the territory of the Nikolaev area. The Agency leads TASS.
Illegally detained, according to the defense Ministry, was Lieutenant Odintsov Maxim E. and younger Sergeant of contract service Baranov Aleksandr Vyacheslavovich. Against them, according to the Russian Ministry, trying to “fabricate” a criminal case for crimes in Ukraine.
The Ministry of defence admitted that to obtain the “required readings” in the Russian military may be provided with “psychological and physical pressure”.
“We consider these actions of the Ukrainian intelligence services against Russian citizens yet another grave provocation and we demand their immediate return to the territory of the Russian Federation”, – quotes RIA “news” the message the Ministry of defense.
At the time of writing, the website of the security Service of Ukraine has no information about the arrest on 20 November the Russian military. Thus, as reports “Interfax”, the SBU confirmed the detention of the military. According to authorities, the operational activities were carried out on the border with Crimea. Moreover, the SBU said that he was detained not the Russian military and “former Ukrainian soldiers”.
“We do not export, we arrested two deserters who crossed the border at the checkpoint Chongar”, – said the official representative of the SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya, which quotes the edition of”the Media”.
“It’s two Ukrainian soldiers who changed their oath and went to serve in the Russian Federation on the occupied territory of Crimea, she said. When they moved to the territory of Ukraine across the border at Chongar, we have them arrested because the criminal proceedings against them was.”
“Against all deserters who changed the oath, treason, we have prosecuted,” – said Gilanskaya.