Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk did not participate in the fighting against Russian troops in Chechnya in 1995, said one of the former leaders of Chechen terrorist Akhmed Zakayev.
"I remember, say, Sasha the Whites (I mean who fought in Chechnya, Aleksandr Muzychko, aka Sashko White) and other, which we even introduced some time ago to awards Field end of the war, basically, it was a small group of Ukrainians [...] and they were all familiar, for this reason, I have no doubt that he was not there, of course, not," Zakayev said in interview bi-Bi-si. According to the head of the investigatory Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin, Yatsenyuk in the mid-1990s, fought on the side of Chechen terrorists against the Russian military. According to the head of the Union, Yatsenyuk participated in the torture and executions of captured soldiers of the Russian army. According to media reports, the indications reported On his participation in the fighting in Chechnya gave several Ukrainian nationalists, currently in jail in the city of Pyatigorsk, and had previously been active members of the organization UNA-UNSO*. Vice-Premier of Russia Dmitry Rogozin, explaining details About the "military past" Yatsenyuk said, " Bandera – warriors no, but in the executions and torture of prisoners were always first." By Yatsenyuk these charges in their own address fundamentally rejects.
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"