Donbass Battalion

Seven jailed Donbass Battalion members plead not guilty, go on hunger strike in Tbilisi

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The seven pleaded not guilty during the hearing in Tbilisi City Court. (IPN.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Seven jailed members of the Donbass Battalion have gone on hunger strike in Tbilisi, protesting their detention and claiming that the police planted illegal items. The six Ukrainian and one Georgian citizen are charged with illegal possession of firearms and [...]

Seven members of Ukraine’s Donbass Battalion detained in Tbilisi

By | December 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Semen Semenchenko wearing the Donbas Battalion uniform. Photo dated 2017. (Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Georgian police have detained six Ukrainian and one Georgia citizen who are members of the Donbass Battalion, a volunteer detachment of Ukraine’s National Guard. The seven are suspected of 'illegal purchase and possession of firearms, ammunition and explosive devices', the Ministry of [...]