Members of illegal groups whose activities are being investigated by the Ukrainian police during the special operation in Dnepropetrovsk suspected of using funds intended to help soldiers fighting in the Donbass, said the official representative of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Elena Gitlyanskaya.
SBU on the first day of the weekend, the former candidate in mayors of Kiev, the ally of Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoiskiy Korban, he is suspected of organizing the activities of illegal groups. The SBU and the chief Prosecutor's office in Dnipropetrovsk conducted a large-scale special operation.
"They used the Fund, which was created for the help to fighters of anti-terrorist operation, where ordinary citizens a penny handed over their money to provide for the needs of soldiers Today who are on the front. Today determined that the Fund was stolen about 40 million hryvnias (over 1, 7 million dollars at current exchange rates) and the money acquired valuables and cars ", - Gitlyanskaya told at a press conference.
for its part, the Prosecutor Vladislav Kutsenko said that the members of the group equally suspect in the theft of property and kidnapping. According to his statement, during the special operation carried out searches and detentions, as well as among them among police organizations.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.