TV host Dmitry Kiselyov's nephew arrested for possession of weapons and preparation for war in Donbass
Sergey Kiselyov is charged with the preparation of a crime threatening state security, as well as the violation of the law on arms control.
Germany charges the nephew of Rossiya 1 TV host Dmitry Kiselyov, Sergey Kiselyov, with the preparation for participation in the military conflict in the Donbass and illegal possession of weapons. The man is under arrest. In late February, hearings in his case will begin in Munich. This is reported by Dozhd.
The Prosecutor's Office charges Sergey Kiselyov with the preparation of a crime threatening state security, as well as the violation of the law on arms control. According to the investigation, the TV host’s nephew had planned to participate in the hostilities in Ukraine; for this purpose, he underwent a month-long special training in a training camp in Russia in 2014.
Preliminary information indicates that Sergey Kiselyov has lived in Germany since 1996. It is reported that he was accepted into the priesthood on Athos and served in the Kazan Cathedral in Moscow. After that, he left Russia and went first to the German Ingolstadt, and then to the Austrian Salzburg.
In a recent interview with blogger and journalist Yury Dud, Kiselyov confirmed that his relative, a German citizen, had indeed taken part in the hostilities in the Donbass and had been awarded by the People’s Republic of Donetsk (DNR). After that, he was arrested on the territory of Bulgaria and was transferred to Germany, where he was accused of Terrorism.
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