Neo-Nazis tried to set fire to mosque on eve of Crimean Tatar flag day

Security service found that one of detainees arrived in Ukraine after long stay in Russian Federation20:24, 26 June 2020Security Service of Ukraine

In Odesa, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) warned an attempt by a neo-Nazi organization to set fire to a mosque on the eve of the Day of the Crimean Tatar flag, as the SBU press service reports.

As a result of a special operation on the night of June 25-26, SBU officers detained two members of a neo-Nazi organization in the center of Odesa while trying to set fire to an Islamic religious building using two Molotov cocktails,” the statement said.

It is also reported that one of the detainees arrived in Ukraine after a long stay in Russia. During the searches, arson means, mobile terminals and notebooks with evidence of the planning of the attack were seized from them. The defendants in the case were detained, the pre-trial investigation continues.

As we reported before, far-right movement participants from Germany, Finland, and Sweden undergo training at a Russian military camp near St. Petersburg and join militants in Donbas

German participants in the Partizan camp are trained to use weapons and explosives and combat martial arts. Quite a few graduates, including Swedes and Finns, later join Russian militants in eastern Ukraine,” the article says.

(C)112UA 2020

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