The press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Donetsk oblast reported that the so-called "Minister of Finance of the terrorist organization "DNR" was served with charges of financing terrorism and committing actions to change the state border of Ukraine.
It is noted that during the pre-trial investigation conducted by the SBU under the procedural direction of the prosecutor's office of the Donetsk oblast, it was established that in November 2014, a 38-year-old native of Donetsk voluntarily joined the ranks of terrorists and took the post of the so-called "Minister of Finance of the DNR".
"Being in this position, the suspect implements the functions assigned to the "ministry" for financial control over the use of the so-called "budgetary and extra-budgetary funds of the DNR", through which the so-called "budget institutions of the DNR" are financed", - the prosecutor's office noted.
Realizing that the monetary assets, collection and turnover of which occurs on the territory of the Donetsk oblast, temporarily uncontrolled by the Ukrainian authorities, will be used for the purposes of militants, including for changes of the Ukrainian state border in violation of the procedure established by the Constitution of Ukraine, the suspect continues to work for terrorists, providing assistance in financing terrorist activities.
Due to the fact that the offender is on a temporarily uncontrolled territory, she was served with charges in absentia in committing crimes under Part 3 of Art. 110-2 (financing of actions committed for the purpose of violent change or overthrow of the constitutional order or seizure of state power, changes in the borders of the territory or state border of Ukraine) and Part 2 of Art. 258-5 (financing of terrorism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
A special pre-trial investigation is being held, the prosecutor's office noted.