Against a member of the terrorist organization DNI Paul Gubarev plan to begin the process of conviction. This reports the press service of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.
“The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine agreed upon the petition of the investigators of the security Service of Ukraine about the beginning of procedure of special pre-trial investigation (of conviction) of a citizen of Ukraine, the leader of the so-called people’s militia of Donbass and the so-called people’s Governor of Donetsk region”, – stated in the message.
Gubarev is suspected of committing criminal offenses under part 1 of article 109 (public calls for change and the overthrow of the constitutional order and the seizure of state power), part 2 of article 110 (deliberate actions to change the boundaries of the territory and the state border of Ukraine), part 1 of article 258-3 (creation and management of a terrorist organization) and part 1 of article 294 (organization of mass riots) criminal code of Ukraine.
“It is established that the citizen of Ukraine, while in Donetsk, during February-March 2014 with the aim of overthrowing constitutional order and changing the borders of the territory of the state entered into a criminal conspiracy with other persons involved in the riots carried out the seizure of the premises of the authorities and local self-government, which was accompanied by resistance to representatives of law enforcement bodies”, – reported in Prosecutor’s office.
As noted in the Department, these actions paralyzed the work of state institutions in Donetsk, which made it impossible to restore law and led to creation of terrorist organization DNR.
Pavel Gubarev became widely known as one of the leaders of the Donetsk separatists in the spring of 2014. At that time he was the head of the terrorist organization people’s militia of Donbass.
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March 1, 2014 at a Pro-Russian rally in Donetsk Gubarev was declared a “people’s Governor of the Donetsk region”. Then the separatists captured the building of Donetsk regional state administration.
6 Mar 2014 the terrorist was detained by employees of SBU in an apartment. He was charged with separatism and attempting to overthrow the constitutional order and seizure of state power.
May 7, 2014 Gubarev and two other militants freed in exchange for three officers of the Alfa special forces captured terrorists.
In October 2014 in the occupied territory Gubarev was assassinated: his car was attacked by unknown.
2 February 2016, it was reported that the leader of terrorists of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko was appointed Gubarev acting “head of administration” of the occupied Yasinovataya.
Gubarev and his wife Catherine are involved in the list of sanctions of Ukraine against Russia.
The DNI and LC – terrorist organizations seized with the support of the Russian Federation of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine. Both organizations created, funded and maintained by Russia, where, among other things, the terrorists are getting fighters, trainers, and heavy equipment, weapons, ammunition, and fuel.