The North Caucasus Federal District Directorate of the Investigative Committee has finished criminal proceedings against residents of Stavropol Territory Faizbek Amangaziyev and Arslan Valiyev. They are charged with membership in a gang under Part 2 of Article 209 and attempt on the life of military servants under Article 317 of the RF Criminal Code.
According to investigators, on 29 February 2000, being part of a gang led by Basayev and Khattab , Amangaziyev and Valiyev took part in the attack on military servants of company 6 of regiment 76 of Pskov Division of Air Force Troops in forest and mountain area near the settlement of Ulus-Kert, Shatoi District, Chechnya. They attacked from three sides, with Amangaziyev and Valiyev shooting 5.45mm Kalashnikov submachine guns at soldiers. The attack continued until the morning of 1 March. 84 soldiers were killed, four more wounded.
The investigators have enough evidence, so the criminal case with the signed indictment has been referred to court.
Earlier, 8 more assailants, including Ukrainian Alexander Malofeyev, a member of UNA UNSO, were sentenced to long prison terms.