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 Treason suspect Beziazykov remanded in custody

The Shevchenkivskyi district court of Kyiv has remanded Ukrainian army Colonel Ivan Beziazykov suspected of collaboration with "DPR" militants in custody until Feb. 8, 2017.

Censor.NET reports citing a Hromadske TV correspondent.

The lawyers claim to have filed an appeal.

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As reported, Ukraine's Security Service suspects Beziazykov of involvement in a terrorist organization. According to the SBU, he collected information about the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces after he was allegedly converted in the militants' captivity and the Russian military agencies provided him with a weapon, cash allowance, and a car with a driver.

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