Contents tagged with Ageyev

  • The case of the detained Russian soldier Ageyev sent to Ukrainian court

    Investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine transferred evidence for the criminal proceedings against Russian serviceman, Viktor Ageyev, and two separatist soldiers of the LPR (Luhansk People’s Republic) to the court.

    "The investigation found that a Russian military serviceman joined the terrorist organization in March 2017, where he served as a machine gunner in a reconnaissance company. Two of his accomplices, residents of Alchevsk and Severodonetsk, were part of Dremov's gang and the …

  • Ukrainian military command: 40,000 Russian soldiers and mercenaries are stationed in Donbas

    As many as 40,000 Russian military personnel and mercenaries recruited by them oppose the Ukrainian army in Eastern Ukraine, stated Viktor Muzhenko, Chief of the General Staff and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, in an interview with

    “The total number [of militants in the Donbas] which we identify at present is between 39 and 40 thousand. This is the total military group,” he said.

    Muzhenko clarified that these were regular Russian military personnel as well as …

  • Pro-Russian separatist added Russian soldier captured by Ukrainian Army in Donbas to prisoner-exchange list

    During a skype conference with the Minsk humanitarian subgroup, the DPR and LPR (officially - separate regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions - ORDLO) demanded the release of the captured Russian military officer, Ageyev, as part of the prisoner exchange program. The DPR and LPR consider Ageyev to be a "soldier," as stated by the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Tripartite Contact Group, Iryna Herashchenko, on her Facebook page.

    "Ukraine's position here is …

  • Mother of the Russian soldier captured in the Donbas was allowed to visit him in Ukraine

    Pavel Kanygin, a journalist from the Russian newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, published a photo on his Facebook page of Russian serviceman, Victor Ageyev, who has been detained in the Donbas, with his mother. In addition, the correspondent relayed the details of the meeting between Ageyev and his mother.

    “Svetlana Ageyeva submitted an application asking to see her son and was able to meet with him. At first, she saw her son in the presence of journalists, along with me were a few colleagues from …