Mercenary recruiters have been detained, who recruited people for fighting for the DPR and LPR terrorists.
They were detained on 25 July while trying to recruit two residents of the Ternopil region, UNIAN reports with a reference to the Ukraine Security Service department for Ternopil region.
It was discovered that the detained people acted in the territory of the region on the instruction of the secret services of the Russian Federation. The mercenary group, meant to be formed, was intended to be taken to the border with the Republic of Belarus, where it was supposed to be met by staff members of the secret services of the Russian Federation and transported to a mercenary boot camp in Rostov on Don.
The recruiters offered the Ternopil region residents the pay of 1500 USD a month for participating in the activities of the illegal armed groupings as well as an award per each killed Ukrainian military man, destroyed heavy military equipment and road blocks, the statement says. The detained were taken into custody. A criminal proceeding has been started under part 1 of the article 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (creation of a terrorist group or terrorist organization).