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 Attempted kidnapping of Yerofeyev and Aleksandrov during transportation to court was part of plan to eliminate them, - Matios

A plan to kidnap and eliminate Russian GRU fighters Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexandr Aleksandrov was elaborated during the trial over them in Kyiv.

Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios said on 112 TV Channel, Censor.NET reports citing Ukainska pravda.

"According to reliable information from our foreign partners, there was an attempt of alleged kidnapping and actual elimination of GRU officers when they were transported from the SBU remand prison to the courtroom," he said.

According to Matios, the security forces were not able to prevent attacks with weapons, including RPGs, in the downtown of the capital.

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"Unprecedented measures, coordinated with the top leadership of the state, such as ban of export of all detainees to all courts, have been taken," he said.

Matios added that the lawyer of the GRU officers maintained direct contact and synchronized her actions with the Russian special services.
 
 
 
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