He Investigation Committee of Russia -which responds to Kremlin– announced that an investigation has begun to find foreigners suspected of fight in the war alongside Ukraine. There are more than 200 people in the same situation, and approximately 25 they already went accused and they will be taken to trial.
In the context of an accusation for “alleged crimes“committed by the Ukrainian army since February of last year, the Russian Government is searching for these mercenariesamong which are some of Argentina Nationality.
“In the framework of the investigation of a criminal case of mercenarism, the evidence gathered during the investigation they allowed to present charges in absentia against 25 other foreigners, including citizens of Australia, Austria, Argentina, Belgium and other countries,” says the statement from Alexander Bastrykindirector of the Russian Investigative Committee.
“Information was also received about the participation of instructors from Canada, Britain and USA in the training of military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine even before the start of the Special Military Operation”he added.
According to the Committee’s website, up to now, in-person and absentee sentencing against more than 100 Ukrainian defendants in criminal cases for crimes against civilians, ranging from prison sentences 12 years prison until life imprisonment.
How the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues
The latest activities in the area involved a missile attack from Ukraine to base of the Russian fleet in Sevastopol, Crimea. The port of the fleet Black Sea It is located in the center of the city and numerous citizen videos showed the explosions that hit what appear to be warships.
On the other hand, on the same day, the Russian army led a attack on Krementchouk city centerin central Ukraine, which left a balance of one dead and 15 injured.