The citizen of Russia Vladimir Starkov, who was detained by Ukrainian border guards in the Donbass, was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment with confiscation of property, said the chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios.
"thirty minutes ago a court session the presiding judge of Dzerzhinsky district court of Donetsk region on the request of the public Prosecutor-the main military Prosecutor's office announced the verdict to the major military power of the Russian Federation Starkov? for participation in waging aggressive war against Ukraine? 14 years of punishment with confiscation of property," Matios wrote on his page in Facebook. Remember, July 26 the state border service of Ukraine told about the arrest in the Donbass as if the Russian officer. The head of the border service of Ukraine Viktor Nazarenko said that the officer arrested is Citizen of Russia Starkov Vladimir Aleksandrovich 1978, P.. September 17, the Ukrainian court Starkova has chosen a measure of restraint in form of house arrest. In Donetsk people's Republic detention like Russian officers at the checkpoint checkpoint "birch" in the Donetsk region was called the dramatization of the Ukrainian special services. Russia has stated many times that not privy to the events in the South-East of Ukraine, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.