Employees of the Ministry of state security people's Republic proclaimed Lugansk tied in Lugansk, leaders of the underground group of Ukrainian natsbatalona " Azov ", said the head of the press service of the Ministry LNR Eugene, lubenko.
"The Ministry of state security of LPR in the process of purposeful work to combat the activities of foreign radical groups that are under the control of the special services are engaged in the promotion of the ideology of extreme nationalism, incite ethnic hatred and carried out intelligence operations within the country identified a group of fans of FC Zarya" Ultras Chorno-bili ", – RIA "news" words of lubenko.
according to MGB, in Luhansk was created by the radical neo-Nazi group, which is the clandestine branch of the "Azov" battalion. At this time caught its leaders – Ovcharenko, Vladyslav V. (born in 1996) and Akhmerov Artem O. (1997). Lubenko, said that concerning them criminal case under the criminal code in accordance with state treason in the form of espionage (LC 335 of the criminal code)." in the process of investigative actions have the facts of recruitment of Residents Ovcharenko and Akhmerova employee of the main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine with the Callsign "Big and Evil" and the transmission of information constituting a state secret, and storing symbols of the battalion " Azov ", "Right sector*" FC "Zarya" ( "Ultras Chorno-bili" ), the dissemination of their neo-Nazi literature and pamphlets with slogans to overthrow the constitutional order of the Republic" – explained the chief a press-services of the MGB. The press service explained that the organization was financed by Ukrainian special services and right-wing organizations in Ukraine." who carried out checks on the possible involvement of members of the group to the adjustment of artillery fire in Lugansk in 2015, to the mass murders on the Maidan in Kiev, in Odessa House of trade unions, to the provocations and attacks on active members during the referendum On independence LNR", - the complements of lubenko." Azov " – one of the so-called volunteer battalions, which were financed from private sources and has participated in combat operations in the Donbass. Battalions " Azov ", " Aydar ", " Donbass ", "Dnepr-1 and Dnepr-2" financed by the oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, against whom in Russia prosecuted under the criminal code in accordance with paragraph " use of prohibited means and methods of warfare ". Later, the Ukrainian authorities told that the country may not be illegal armed groups and volunteer battalions of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine suggested to enter the ranks of the military power of Ukraine. Remember also, October 23, Deputy commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin said that the soldiers of the nationalist offices " Right sector ", "Azov" and "Aydar" deployed to Mariupol.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"