Russia Detained the Commander of the Batallion and 4 Officers that Retreated to Russia - Journalist

The commander of the 1st Battalion of the 72th Brigade and four officers of the same military unit that retreated to the territory of the Russian Federation, have been taken into custody and they are in jail in Donetsk town of the Rostov region.

Journalist Roman Bochkala announced this on his Facebook page, Censor.NET informs.

According to him, the servicemen were accused of violating Art. 356 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation - the use of prohibited means and methods of warfare. The article suggests imprisonment of up to 20 years for the crime.

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"I should add that they are are trying to blackmail our soldiers to forcethem give false testimonies against their command, against Ukraine," the journalist said.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n297034