Russians and Crimea residents identified among Slovyansk attackers
14:24, — Europa
Journalists identified several militants in the Donbass region.
The identity of militants was uncovered with the help of social networking websites, Ukrainian Policy writes.
Evgeny Ponomarev, a 39-year-old native of Belorechensk, Krasnodar Krai, Russia. He is a registered Cossack. He is active in the Terek Cossack community, and featured in many photos in Kramatorsk and Slovyansk. He even has a photo with self-declared Slovyansk mayor Vyacheslav Ponomarev.
Tikhon Karetniy, a Cossack, a native of Belorechensk, Russia.
Evgeny Kovalyov, a native of Belorechensk. Appears in some photos wearing Terek Cossack uniform.
Anton Morozov, a native of Irkutsk, Russia. His main profile shows him in military fatigues. Photos contain neo-Nazi imagery (burning an Israeli flag).
Alexander Ganchev was noticed in Crimea. His account contains videos of combat assault trainings. A member of communities devoted to Berkut, Russian March, airsoft groups. His current city is listed as Horlivka, Ukraine, and he finished a school in Makiivka.
Igor Georgievsky, a native of Simferopol, Crimea. He is seen at the Slovyansk airfield in the Donetsk region, which was seized by the separatists.
Evgen Zloy, a member of a paramilitary group in Slovyansk. He is a member of the group Don Cossack.
Edvard Pitersky. He lists himself as residing in Kharkiv and a member of the Oplot fight club. He is a member of the communities supporting Berkut, Antimaidan and joining of Ukraine's southeast to Russia.
Dima Kharkovsky. He claims a picture of him wearing camouflage uniform was taken in Slovyansk. He is a member of the Oplot fight club.
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