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 Azov Regiment to hold major rally in support of arrested Krasnov, - MP Biletskyi

The Azov Regiment announced a large-scale action to support Stanislav Krasnov.

Lawmaker and Azov Regiment Commander Andrii Biletskyi told 112 Ukraine TV channel correspondent, Censor.NET informs.

"The rally will take place tomorrow along with the trial. We will continue defending our companion there. It will be the Shevchenkivskyi district court. We will bring our companions in arms there," Biletskyi said.

"From two to five hundred (people are expected to take part in the rally - Ed.)," he added.

Read more: Detained Azov regiment activist Krasnov "leaks" information to Russia, - SBU

It was reported earlier that the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained Azov-Crimea Civil Corps Chairman Stanislav Krasnov and his girlfriend Oksana Shelest. Later, the Azov activists demanded to explain detention of Krasnov outside the SBU building in Kyiv. The police were restricting traffic on the adjacent street. The activists also used flares near the SBU building. They went home at about 3 a.m.

It became known today that Stanislav Krasnov had been brought charges against under the Article 263 (illegal possession of weapons, ammunition or explosives).
 
 
 
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