Suspected Italian soldier arrested trying to join Russian-led militants in east Ukraine

18:50, 21 September 2015
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A 22-year-old Italian man was detained by the border guards at the Ukrainian-controlled checkpoint in Luhansk region on September 19 after evidence was revealed of his plans to fight alongside the Russian proxies in Donbas, according to Ukraine Today.

Prominent Ukrainian volunteer and activist Rodion Shovkoshytnyi published photos on Facebook of a detained Italian, Francesco Estatico, with a letter of intention to fight with the militants, some pictures from his mobile phone and a basic map, Ukraine Today reported.

Итальянец. Ранее воевавший. Ехал спасать Донбасс от Украины. Не доехал. Пограничники взяли в районе Майорска.

Posted by Rodion Shovkoshytnyi on 19 сентября 2015 г.

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