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Captured Russian mercenary near Sloviansk condemns Putin, asks for forgiveness (VIDEO)
Kyiv Post ^ | June 21, 2014, 11:20 a.m. | Mark Rachkevych

Posted on 06/21/2014 6:20:59 AM PDT by WhiskeyX

Counterterrorism forces say they caught a 52-year-old Russian mercenary near Sloviansk on June 20, the website of Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) states.

He was recruited by an agent of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) – Russia’s KGB-successor agency – to fight Ukrainian forces who promised him $1,000 for every Ukrainian officer and $300 for every private soldier killed.

In a video the SBU released of the captured mercenary, after receiving instruction, he said he was given 200,000 rubles and a ticket to Luhansk from where he was supposed to get to the Sloviansk city council to receive further orders.

(Excerpt) Read more at kyivpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: russia; terrorist; ukraine

1 posted on 06/21/2014 6:20:59 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX

I figured this would elicit a few comments by now.


2 posted on 06/21/2014 7:00:30 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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