Detained in the Donbas Russian Vladimir Starkov, which the Ukrainian court sentenced to 14 years of serving the sentence " for participation in waging aggressive war against Ukraine ", has written a petition for pardon, informs the website of the Ukrainian TV channel quoting its sources.
"He first wrote the appeal, but then from it would not. He wrote for pardon, yesterday reviewed the Commission decision until is not known. While waiting in jail if the act of the President - will, if not make a request for the transfer to the colony " - quoted hromadske. Tv own source.
The state border service of Ukraine have said before, that at the checkpoint "birch" in the Donetsk region, was seized "KAMAZ" with ammunition. The car, as if it was accompanied by a major of the Russian army and fighter of the Donetsk militia. The security service of Ukraine said that the detained citizen of Russia named Vladimir Starkov, who like I said has become " a professional soldier of the Russian Federation ". In the self-proclaimed DND stated that the Russian officer in the area was not and could not be. The residence of the Ambassador of Russia in Kiev reported that he had not received notification about the detention as if the officer of the Russian Federation in Ukraine. Later the chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoliy Matios said that she was sentenced to 14 years of punishment with confiscation of property, and after that a Russian citizen has pleaded guilty.
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 were about 8 thousand people. Russia is fundamentally denies the charge of participation in the Ukrainian domestic conflict, stating that it is not a party to it and that the Russian troops in Ukraine was not. Moscow has repeatedly stated that interest in Ukraine rather has overcome the political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia noted that all charges against her interference in the Ukrainian crisis unsubstantiated.