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 SBU Counterintelligence identified Russian mercenaries and soldiers killed and captured at Zholobok. PHOTOS+VIDEO

The fighters from Russia were killed and taken prisoners on June 24, 2017, at Zholobok village of the Luhansk region.

Censor.NET reports citing sources in SBU counterintelligence.

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At around 11:30 a.m. June 24, 2017, while conducting additional reconnaissance of the area, scout platoon of the 20th Separate Mechanized Infantry Brigade and a group of the 8th Special Purpose Regiment found six men strong illegal armed gang.

Four military have been taken prisoners:

- Soldier Viktor Ageev, born in 1995, Russian citizen, resident of Altay Kray.

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- Soldier Danylo Hladkov, born in 1988, citizen of Ukraine, resident of the Luhansk region.

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- Sergeant Andrey Stoyanov, born in 1984, resident of the Luhansk region.

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- Soldier Bohdan Venher, born in 1996, resident of the Luhansk region.

Read more: Kremlin looking into all means to protect Russian citizens detained in Ukraine, - Peskov

Two militants refused to surrender and have been killed on spot. They were:

- Captain Alexandr Shcherba, born in 1978, Russian citizen, resident of Kirov.

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- Oleksandr Sukonin, 18 years old, resident of the Luhansk region.

Ukrainian scouts also seized some weapons (on photo below):

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Read more: Russian fighter Ageev, captured by Ukrainian army on June 24, "left military service" last year, - Russian MoD

As reported, Russian scout Ageev, born in 1995, was captured by fighters of the Ukrainian Army in a skirmish between the 93rd Separate Mechanized Brigade and a scout group of the 4th mechanized brigade of the 2nd army corps of the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" at Zholobok, the Luhansk region, on June 24.

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During the skirmish, the commander of the group, Russian regular army officer Alexander Shcherba was killed. Four mercenaries have been taken prisoners, including Russian citizen Ageev.

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Photos from militants' phones:

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From a Nokia phone

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From a Nokia phone

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From a Nokia phone

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From a Nokia phone

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From Stoyano'v phone

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From Stoyano'v phone
 
 
 
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