RF Parliamentarian stands up for Donetsk hero facing deportation to Ukraine

At present, Donetsk veterans in Russia are at judicial risk


Sergei Shargunov, on his facebook page:

They want to hand over the militiaman Ruslan Bazhanov.

Ruslan was detained at the airport of Nizhny Novgorod at the request of Interpol. He was going to go to Rostov to extend his stay in Russia.

In Uzbekistan, where he came from, will give him 12 years. In Ukraine, they can just kill him. And instead of a Russian Federation passport, arrest and the threat of extradition.

Ruslan, a fighter of the Vostok battalion with the call sign “Lochin”, passed the most terrible battles of the summer of 2014, distinguished himself at Saur-Mogila, breaking through the double ring of the environment, then fought at Donetsk airport.

I have sent a deputy request to the prosecutor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Vadim Antipov: please protect this person.

After all, they managed to save the militiaman Nikolai Tregub and his comrades. But how much effort it cost!

The repetition of such situations again and again is significant.

From the Novorosinform account:

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Bazhanov was arrested at the Nizhny Novgorod airport at the request of Interpol, and is threatened with deportation to Ukraine by the court’s decision.

Similar cases:

Nikolai Tregub, a defender of Donbass, who had participated in the defense of Slavyansk, was sentenced to deportation in Russia, had defended the Donbass and went on an indefinite hunger strike on May 24. On April 7, it was reported that Nikolai Tregub would be given temporary asylum in Russia.

State Duma Deputy Sergei Shargunov said that the fate of deported Donbass defenders should change the position of Russian judges and officials.

“I count on the fact that the loud story with Nikolai Tregub, the terrible story of Marina Menshikova, who was deported to Ukraine, and then found in a noose in a prison cell, will force our court and officials to change their position,” he said.

On February 20, 2017, the Union of Donbass Volunteers prevented Oleg Andrushevich from being expelled to Ukraine.

Recall also that on December 21, 2016, the militiaman Alexander Sleptsov, deported to Ukraine by the decision of the Chuvash court, with the assistance of the Union of Donbass Volunteers (SDD), managed to escape from the train at the Bryansk-railway station near the border with Ukraine.

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