Russia probes Ukrainian radical leader for inciting 'terror'
Published on Mar 3, 2014 6:42 PM
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia on Monday said it was investigating the leader of a Ukrainian far-right group that clashed with riot police at Kiev protests for allegedly inciting acts of "terror" in Russia.
The powerful Investigative Committee said in a statement that it was seeking the arrest of the leader of the shadowy Right Sector paramilitary group, Dmytro Yarosh.
"In the opinion of investigators... Dmytro Yarosh publicly calls for anti-Russian forces to commit extremist acts and terror in Russia," the Investigative Committee said.
Investigators will shortly ask a court to arrest Yarosh in absentia and then put him on the international wanted list, it added.
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