Two people will be judged in the Czech Republic for participation in the war in the Donbas

The Prosecutor of the Prague Marek Bodlak charged the citizens of the Czech Republic and Belarus, who took part in the fighting in the Donbass in the ranks of the separatist units.

As reported by the Prosecutor’s office, of a citizen of Belarus, permanently residing in the Czech Republic, accused of crimes associated with terrorist act. The investigation established the fact of his repeated involvement in hostilities in Eastern Ukraine in 2014-2016. The case will be considered city court of Prague.

The same article of the charge brought against the resident of the Czech Republic, which, according to prosecutors, joined the separatists in 2015. The trial will take place in české budějovice.

Accusation articles prescribe punishment in the form of 12-20 years of imprisonment.

Still in the courts of the country were considered one case involving a citizen of the Czech Republic in the conflict in the Donbass. However, the article on terrorism was not involved, the accused, corporal Eric Estu was sentenced to three years of imprisonment conditionally for participation in the activities of a foreign armed group.

In 2014, immediately after the annexation of Crimea, Russia has begun armed aggression in Eastern Ukraine. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.

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