The border guards have detained a 60-year-old accomplice of the "DNR" militants during an attempt to cross the Mayorske checkpoint in the direction of the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, - the press center of the Joint Forces reports.
Investigators established that the detained 60-year-old man in 2018 took an active part in organizing the so-called "election of the DNR head" and was member of the territorial election commission of the occupied village of Holmivskyi of the Donetsk oblast.
The citizen was transferred to the staff of the Security Service of Ukraine. Criminal proceedings were initiated against him under the article of the Criminal Code of Ukraine "Encroachment upon the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine". The sanction of this article provides restriction of freedom or imprisonment for a period of up to three years.