Censor.NET informs citing the press service of the Main Intelligence Department of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine.
The message reads: "A group of officers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, who hold posts in logistics department of the 2nd army corps staff (Luhansk) of the Territorial troops center (Novocherkassk, Russia) of the Southern Military District (Rostov-on-Don) of the Russian Army and personally convoy weapons, ammunition, and explosions delivery through the uncontrolled part of the Russian-Ukrainian border, have been revealed.
"The group includes head of the logistics department, Russian Army Major Ilyas Shagidulovich Kunakkuzhin, born in 1980, who uses Russian passport 8005 No. 913472 to illegally cross the Russian-Ukrainian border; before being sent to Ukraine, Major Kunakkuzhin served in Chebarkul city, Chelyabinsk Oblast, and graduated from Chelyabinsk military logistics institute in 2003; deputy head of the logistics department, Russian Army Major Sergey Alexandrovich Shutov, who uses Russian passport 0102 No. 971555 to illegally cross the Russian-Ukrainian border; senior officer of the logistics service, Captain Nikolay Andreyevich Putilov, who uses Russian passport 0508 No. 484425 to illegally cross the Russian-Ukrainian border.
"It has been also established that this group of Russian military logistics officers is directly involved in illegal arms trafficking from temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine's east to Russia for the needs of an illegal armed gang in Chelyabinsk city and in deliveries of drug substances in the opposite direction, from Russia to Ukraine," the message reads.
Major Ilyas Shagidulovich Kunakkuzhin
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