Chairman of the IC of Russia Instructs Subordinates to Document Instances of Participation of Mercenaries in Committing Criminal Acts in Ukraine


According to information from open sources, foreign mercenaries arrive in Ukraine to provide support for the Ukrainian military.

Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin instructed the investigators of the Central Office of the department to establish the identity and citizenship of mercenaries arriving in Ukraine, as well as to record and investigate the instances of their participation in committing criminal acts in order to bring to criminal responsibility under Article 359 of the Criminal Code (mercenary activity), which stipulates punishment in the form of imprisonment for up to 15 years.

03 March 2022 00:49

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