Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) together with police and prosecutor’s office neutralized criminal group that is responsible for 10 terrorist attacks in Odessa. As a result of special operation the the leader and his accomplices were captured, arrests and search continues.
It was found that radical supporters of communist ideology grouped together organize terrorist attacks and to destabilize situation in the city, among them were active members of Odessa “anti-maidan” and “Kulikove pole” group.
From March 30 to April 1 SSU units detailed 3 major leaders of the group born in 1960, 1963 and 1969, now they testify and already confessed that they prepared and fulfilled terrorist attacks in Odessa.
This information is being verified now. Here is the list of attacks when they were done and what places were attacked.
December 3 2014 at 0:46 on Mala Arnautska st, 104 – “Patriot” shop
December 10 2014 at 01:50 in business center “Admiralskiy”, volunteers organization “Sotnya Dalii Severin” at Admiralskiy 34-A st.
January 4 2015 at 22:30 explosion in an office of civil organization “Coordination council of civil organizations of Odessa” on Gimnazychna st 3
January 16 2015 at about 21:35 explosion near bank and volunteers organization “We are with army” on Nechypurenka st. 14
February 10 2015 explosion in a building on the 3rd floor near “More” Hostel on Koroblevska st. 42
February 17 2015 at 23:15 on Velyka Arnautska st. 85, office of the head of Avtomaidan Odessa
March 5 2015 at 00:30 on Koblevska st. 40 near local office of Right Sector in Odessa
March 12 2015 at 00:33 on the ground floor of business center “Admiralskiy”, Admiralskiy st. 34-A, office of civil organization “Samopomich”
March 23 2015 at about 23:25 on Geraniyeva st. 2
March 28 2015 at 22:30 explosion on Staroportofrankivska st 14-A, volunteers center
Timers (clock mechanisms) found are identical to the ones used in terrorist attacks in Odessa. Chemicals, parts of cell phones, a lot of radio-electronic parts and circuit boards similar to the ones used in devices used during attacks were found in the places where terrorists lived. Shotgun also found there.
Detained people testified that they made bombs, they did reconnaissance before terrorist attacks, they moved using a car of one of the terrorist and they also did observation during the attacks.
Arrested men said that communist ideology was the base of their criminal activity.
On April 1 2015 investigation department of Security Service of Ukraine in Odessa Region started criminal case based on Articles 14, 258 of Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Reported at sbu.gov.ua