Right Sector Female Sniper Unit “Witches” Arrived in the DPR

Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard



The unit of female snipers “Witches”, which is included in the extremist organization “Right Sector”, arrived in Donbass. This was reported on Tuesday, March 21st, by the Donetsk News Agency with reference to the Deputy Commander of the operative command of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Eduard Basurin.

“According to our reconnaissance, the unit of the voluntary Ukrainian corps Right Sector — “Witches”, consisting of female snipers famous for their crimes against civilians of Donbass, and also on the Svetlodarsk arc in September, 2016, arrived in Artemovsk,” quotes RIA Novosti from the words of Basurin.

A week earlier it was reported that members of the nationalist “C14 Group”, which is a part of Right Sector, admitted to illegally detaining people in order to exchange them for Ukrainian prisoners. In particular, one of the radicals Evgeny Karas described how members of group removed two men from a train and exchanged them for soldiers captured by the militia.

In September, 2016, the Investigative Committee of Russia begun the criminal prosecution of leaders of Right Sector of Dmitry Yarosh, Andrey Tarasenko, and others.

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