Two female collaborators who decided to make a stunning "career" and take senior positions in occupation "authorities" in Luhansk region have been notified of suspicion

10/06/2022

The SBI employees have exposed two female residents of the Luhansk region who had defected to the enemy and taken senior positions in the illegal authorities of the so-called «LNR».

According to information obtained by the SBI and the SSU during the occupation of the town of Svatove in the Luhansk region, a local woman, who worked as an ordinary employee of the local department of the State Treasury Service, agreed to take leadership of the "Department of the State Treasury" of the so-called "LNR" in Svatove district.

Moreover, law enforcers exposed an accountant of the Stanytsia-Luhanska District Employment Centre who, after occupying the settlement, supported the russian invaders and accepted an offer of «promotion», taking office of Acting Head of the so-called «Territorial Branch of the Government Institution – the Republican Employment Centre of Lugansk People's Republic in the Stanytsia-Luhanska district».

Both women were notified of suspicion of voluntarily occupying a position related to performing organisational and administrative or administrative and economic functions in illegal authorities established in the temporarily occupied territory (Part 5 of Article                 111-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

For collaborative activities, suspects face imprisonment for up to 10 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for                     15 years with confiscation of property.

Procedural guidance into this criminal proceeding is provided by the Lugansk Prosecutor's Office.