Separatist captured by Ukraine’s army insists on being Russian contact soldier


Viktor Ageyev, who was captured by Ukrainian soldiers in Luhansk region, claims he has a valid contract with the Russian Defense Ministry.

In an interview with TV station TSN, Ageyev said that in March 2017 he started serving under contract in a military unit in Novocherkassk; soon he was sent to Donbas.

“They pay money. Service is service,” the Russian soldier told reporters.

His сomrade-in-arms Alexander Shcherbo was killed in a fight with Ukrainians, Ageyev stressed.

22-year-old Viktor Ageyev, a native resident of the Altai region of Siberia, was taken captive on June, 24. Russia’s Defense Ministry denies the fact that Viktor Ageyev has ever done military service under contract.

belsat.eu

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