It is reported by SSU service, Censor NET writes.
According to the report, 4 members of the gang, which acted in the rear, were arrested during the operation. Among them were the gang leaders Yevhen Nevara nicknamed the Stoker (born 01.04.1967) and Volodymyr Bystrytskyi nicknamed Arkhar (born 12.01.1979).
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The tactics of the group was to organize ambushes on Ukrainian military equipment. It is found that the group has implemented a number of terrorist attacks in the Sloviansk district. In particular, it has destroyed one BMP (IFV), 3 BTRs (APCs), and 8 Ural and Hammer vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The terrorists participated in numerous attacks with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades at ATO soldiers, in which dozens of Ukrainian warriors were killed and injured.
It was established that these particular militants blew up the railway between Sviatohorsk and Bukino stations.
"The bandits recorded their criminal acts on video to report to their Russian supervisors, who evaluated their illegal activities highly. The Stoker and his gang members received substantial money. On June 28, The Stocker and Arhar were awarded Russian Cross of St. George Order by order of Strelkov (Girkin) known as the Shooter, who handed the awards personally. During the raid automatic weapons, a sniper rifle, a bazooka rocket, an antitank grenade launcher, some grenades, a thermal imager, ammunition, and explosives were revealed. At the time SSU other members of the terrorist group are traced," the SSU press service states.