Yevhen Kizilov – Friday, 26 August 2022, 15:10
Investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine officially identified Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov as a suspect based on three articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Source: Website of the Security Service of Ukraine
Details: Kadyrov was suspected according to the following articles:
Article 437, Part 2 (Planning, Preparation, Commencement and Waging of Aggressive War);
Article 110, part 3 (deliberate actions of changing the borders of the territory of Ukraine and violating the order established by the Constitution of Ukraine, causing the death of people and other serious consequences);
Article 436-2, Part 3 (supporting the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine in 2014, recognizing, recognizing the temporary occupation of part of the territory of Ukraine, as well as glorifying the persons who committed it. The armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine began in 2014) .
Two of Kadyrov’s associates also became suspects, namely Daniil Martynov, deputy head of the Directorate of the Federal Service of the National Guard of the Russian Federation for the Chechen Republic, and Huseyin Mezhidov, commander of the tactical group of the 249th Detachment Motorized Battalion. Yuga (South) of the 46th Detached Operative Brigade of the North Caucasus District of the National Guard of the Russian Federation.
It was documented that in February-March 2022, Kadyrov was personally responsible for organizing and planning the independent military operations of these subdivisions; He gave orders and listened to the commander’s reports.
Martynov is a former FSB agent. Now, he is responsible for Kadyrov’s personal security after the Chechen leader refused an FSB-provided guard.
It was discovered that on March 5, 2022, Martynov himself was in charge of the geriatric department of the Borodianka Psychoneurological Boarding School. According to his order:
Nearly 500 people (patients, staff and locals) were imprisoned, over a hundred of whom were bedridden patients;
Approaches to the building were dug out, and the facility itself was turned into a firing position for the occupiers.
Between February 25 and March 13, Huseyin Mezidov ordered the hostage taking of 200 residents of the town of Hostomel; They were forced to live in basements of apartment buildings.
Among them were women, elderly and minors. Detainees who died due to the poor conditions (dampness, cold, lack of water, food and medicine) were immediately buried near the apartment building.
Both Martynov and Mezidov are accused of:
taking citizens hostage;
Violation of rules for treatment of citizens;
using civilians as “human shields”;
Hussain Mezidov is also accused of looting civilians and looting civilian facilities.
Martynov and Mezhidov have been charged under Article 438, Part 1 (violation of laws and customs of war, cruel treatment of prisoners of war or civilians) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
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