Moscow police have busted 10 members of the Ukrainian nationalist battalion " Azov ", which illegally imported and sold in the Russian Federation weapons and the proceeds were sent to Ukraine to pay for the activities of the group.
Among the captured soldiers of the battalion were a few Russian nationalists, who for the last six months lived in two countries.
"in the Russian Federation the weapon was delivered by representatives of nationalist movements, which joined the "Azov" after the events on Maidan. Mostly they traded martial pistols and submachine guns, which were imported from Kiev to the capital of Russia, and then spread to other regions of Russia ", - told Life News source in law enforcement bodies. To stop the activities of the entire group turned out after some operatives of the special services managed to infiltrate the gang in the guise of customers." Identified some locations in the Russian capital, where lived the participants of the group " Azov ", most of them citizens of Russia, who joined nazvanii, " said the source. Operation on detention was carried out by Employees of the FSB and the Bureau of criminal investigation of MIA of Russia. Battalions " Azov ", " Aidar ", " Donbass ", "Dnepr-1" and "Dnepr-2" financed by the oligarch and former Governor of Dnepropetrovsk region Igor Kolomoisky, against whom in Russia prosecuted under the criminal code according to the paragraph " use of prohibited means and methods of warfare ".