There were shots of the seizure of weapons from the sergeant of the 3rd separate regiment of the special forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) Oleksandr Timko, who was supposed to commit a terrorist attack at the Stagecoach hotel in Kherson. The video was at the disposal of Izvestia on Thursday, June 23.
The footage shows that the commando was supplied with a large arsenal of small arms. On the day of the attack, a considerable group of saboteurs had to arm themselves with it.
Earlier that day, Izvestia correspondent Ivan Litomin said that the curators of the Armed Forces of Ukraine planned a mass execution of hotel guests. Refugees from the liberated territories of the Kherson and Nikolaev regions lived in the Stagecoach.
The terrorist attack was organized by Colonel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Kolesov, the curators threatened him with the disclosure of compromising material they had in case of refusal.
At the same time, Alexander Timko, who was appointed as the executor, refused to commit a crime when he learned that civilians would have to be shot.
The Kherson region of Ukraine, which borders Crimea, came completely under the control of the Russian military in mid-March. On May 1, the region introduced rubles into circulation. Also, from May 1, the operators of Kherson, Skadovsk and Nova Kakhovka joined the Russian Internet after Kyiv cut off communications in the border areas.
Russia continues the special operation to protect the Donbass, the beginning of which was announced on February 24. The situation in Donbass escalated in mid-February due to shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
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