MOSCOW, August 26. /TASS/. Russia’s Investigative Commitee has declared that it has sent to court the criminal case of two members of Ukraine’s nationalist organization UNA-UNSO (outlawed in Russia) who were fighting for Shamil Basayev’s militants in Chechnya in the 1990s.
Investigative Commitee spokesman Vladimir Markin said "the investigation is over of a criminal case opened against members of a gang of the nationalist organization Ukrainian National Assembly - Ukrainian People’s Self-Defense (UNA-UNSO), Ukrainian citizens Nikolay Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh."
The investigators say Karpyuk together with Dmitry Korchinsky and other UNA-UNSO members arrived in Chechnya from Ukraine in order to join local militants to commit attacks against and murders of civilians, Russian military servicemen and law enforcers." Karpyuk and Alexander Muzychko led a group of militants called Viking.