Ruban brought to Kyiv for trial, suspected of plotting assassination of Poroshenko

13:28, 09 March 2018
Politics
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Head of the Ukrainian "Officer Corps" center for the exchange of prisoners of war Volodymyr Ruban, who was detained in Donbas on March 8, has been brought to Kyiv where a preventive measure is due to be elected in Kyiv's Shevchenkivsky district court.

At the same time, Strana.ua has published the text of suspicion, according to which Ruban is charged with the preparation of a terrorist act and the illegal possession of weapons. In addition, he is suspected of plotting an assassination of the president of Ukraine, as well as top officials in Kyiv.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Head of the Ukrainian "Officer Corps" center for the exchange of prisoners of war Volodymyr Ruban was detained on the contact line with the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" at the Maiorsk checkpoint in Donetsk region on March 8. It was reported he tried to transport a huge arsenal of weapons from the occupied territory to Ukraine.

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