Russia's Supreme Court designates Ukrainian Noman Chelebidzhikhan battalion a terrorist organization

Russia's Supreme Court designates Ukrainian Noman Chelebidzhikhan battalion a terrorist organization

Battalion operating in the border areas of the Kherson region was initiated by Lenur Isliamov

Russia's Supreme Court designates Ukrainian Noman Chelebidzhikhan battalion a terrorist organization

What happened? At the request of the Prosecutor General's Office of the russian federation, the Supreme Court of russia recognized the Ukrainian armed group "Crimean Tatar Volunteer Battalion named after Noman Chelebidzhikhan" as a terrorist organization.

Source. russian "Interfax" reports the issue.

Details. "The court has satisfied the corresponding claim of the Prosecutor General's Office," the news agency was told.

Noman Chelebidzhikhan battalion, operating in the peripheral areas of the Kherson region, was established in 2015 at the initiative of Lenur Isliamov. In 2014, Isliamov served as Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea and fled to Ukraine following the peninsula's annexation.

The russian authorities opened a criminal case against him because they saw him as one of the orchestrators of the Crimea food and energy blockade. He has been put on the federal wanted list.

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