Thursday, May 8, 2014, 17:27


Mykolayiv Security Service arrested two persons who were planning explosions on May 9 during the laying of wreaths, reports the press service of the SBU. The detained are two locals, aged 36 and 38 years, who are the leaders of the pro-Russian radical organization “Mykolayiv Resistance”.

Detainees were planning explosions on May 9 during the laying of a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and at the Memorial of the Glory of the Olshantsy Heroes. It has been established that the attackers organized and coordinated the activities of local pro-separatist radicals, as well as ensured their cooperation with the secret police in Russia.

Two firearms were seized during the arrest.

Criminal proceedings have been open under Part 2 art. 110 (encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine), p.1 art. 111 (treason) and Part 1 of art. 263 (illegal handling of weapons).

The original text is on Ukrainska Pravda at

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