Several officers of the Azov Battalion were transferred to the Lofordovo prison in Moscow
“Currently, many of Azo’s commanders captured during the attack on Mariupol are being taken to Lofordovo.”A source among the Russian police forces told the news agency that he did not specify exactly who he was talking about.
Lefordovo Prison, located in the Moscow district, is known as the place where the KGB’s ancestor, NKVD, was tortured during the Soviet era in the 1930s.
Earlier in the day, Russian sources said that the deputy commander of the battalion was Svyadoslav Palmer and the commander of the 36th.e The naval unit, Serhiv Volynsky, was transferred to the territory of the Russian Federation for interrogation.
In late May, Denis Bushlin, president of the “Donetsk People’s Republic”, said that the soldiers would be brought before the courts of this self-proclaimed pro-Russian separatist state, where they are being detained. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Roudenko later confirmed that the detainees would be interrogated.
According to the TASS, more than a thousand Ukrainian soldiers who went to Azovstal have been transferred to Russian territory for interrogation. Russia’s Defense Ministry says more than 2,400 Ukrainian troops have surrendered by the end of May, including Azov militants.
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