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Russian 'Court' In Crimea Sentences Ukrainian Citizen Zakhtei To 6.5 Years In Prison

Russian 'Court' In Crimea Sentences Ukrainian Citizen Zakhtei To 6.5 Years In Prison

"The Supreme Court" of Crimea annexed by Russia has sentenced Ukrainian citizen Andrii Zakhtei to 6 years and 6 months in prison allegedly for preparing subversive actions.

This is said in a statement by Krym.Realii outlet, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

The "court" also fined him an equivalent of UAH 105,000.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, in February 2017, lawyer Ilia Novikov said Ukrainian citizens Andrii Zakhtei and Yevhen Panov arrested in Russia had been brought from a Russian prison to Crimea.

On December 5, 2016 a Moscow court extended till March 2017 the arrest of Ukrainian citizens Andrii Zakhtei and Yevhen Panov accused of preparing terrorist attacks in the Ukrainian Crimea annexed by the Russian Federation.

On August 11, 2016, the Kyivskyi District Court of Simferopol warranted arrest of citizen of Ukraine Yevhen Panov who was detained on suspicion of preparing terror attacks in Crimea for 60 days.

In August 2016, the Russian FSB security service reported it had allegedly disrupted terrorist attacks in Crimea prepared by the Intelligence Department of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine.

The FSB reported that during an operation outside Armiansk, Crimea, in the early hours of August 7 they seized a Ukrainian subversive group.

Two Russian soldiers were killed during the operation, according to the FSB.

The FSB said Zakhtei and Panov were members of the subversive group.

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