Censor.NET reported this citing the press service of the Security Service of Ukraine. The Security Service officers seized the weapon remodeled as battle arm firing steel balls during the search of one of the detained members of the terrorist group. The law enforcers seized Novorossia newspaper with separatist content and leaflets calling for the territorial integrity of Ukraine violation. Those periodicals were found at the place of work of the other arrested militant. In addition, they found four improvised explosive devices.
The Security Service of Ukraine investigators initiated criminal proceedings according to the Article #109 (actions aimed at violent change or overthrow of the constitutional order or the seizure of state power) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.