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Former Russian soldier shoots two residents in occupied Lysychansk

18 April, 2024 Thursday
13:22

A former Russian military member, previously imprisoned before the full-scale conflict, and granted freedom for participating in hostilities, opened fire with a machine gun, injuring two civilians in the temporarily occupied Lysychansk of the Luhansk region

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Artem Lysohor, head of the Luhansk regional military administration, disclosed this information.

According to Lysohor, the perpetrator was formerly associated with the Russian assault unit "Storm Z" and had a history of multiple convictions for offenses like robberies, thefts, and traffic accidents prior to the full-scale invasion by Russia. 

He was granted freedom for his involvement in hostilities.

Lysohor remarked, "Now he has a new opportunity to be back on the front lines - he wasted no time seizing it."

  • On April 17, it was reported that the same Russian soldier, who had previously fired upon a civilian vehicle during the conflict near Bucha, resulting in the driver's death, was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
     
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