after the arrest of a few ringleaders who started singing like canaries operational information becomes available on which the Ukr security and intelligence services can act and luckily they do
"One of the Russian banks financed the terrorist groups in the east of Ukraine, stated the Security Service of Ukraine. During March and April of this year, the bank is now cashed 45 million USD, which was spent on organization of separatist actions . Officials of the bank's operating headquarters in Kiev , in violation of the law of Ukraine " On prevention and counteraction to legalization (laundering ) of proceeds from crime and terrorist financing ." " Financed terrorist groups whose members do violence to the citizens, riots , arson, destruction of property, seizure of public buildings , resisted state authorities and law enforcement agencies with weapons , as well as actions aimed at preparing to commit terrorist acts " - the the statement of the SBU.
In addition , the bank daily transfers from $ 200 to 500 on credit cards issued to members of terrorist groups. SBU investigators discovered by these facts a criminal case against officials of financial institutions under Part 3. 258-5 ( terrorist financing) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.