The meeting began at 14 o’clock. The measure of restraint Belko is considered by the judge of the Dnieper district court Yulia Ivanina.
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The prosecutor's office asks the court to choose a measure of restraint in the form of detention in custody.
Belko is suspected of knowingly false reports of mining and hooliganism. He faces a sentence of a fine to imprisonment of 7 years.
The trial of the miner of the bridge in Kiev Alexei Belko: video
Who is Aleksey Belko?
Coming from Crimea annexed by Russia. In June 2019, he received the military rank of senior sergeant. Previously, he served as the head of the radio station of the radio center of the field communications center of military unit A 3628, located in Brovary, Kiev region. However, 3 months ago he was fired from military service.
In June of this year, he voluntarily handed over 2 kilograms of explosives and a lot of ammunition to the Desnyanskiy district police department.
Note, the former military was interrogated on September 19. He explained that the main purpose of his act was to "end the black streak that continues now" in his life. At the same time, the man did not put forward any political demands.
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Minister of the Interior Arsen Avakov said he would personally go to court so that Belko would be released on bail. He will be helped to undergo a drug rehabilitation course and start living anew.
For its part, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs is ready to provide any assistance in communication with Alexei Belko. The department notes that they will protect a man, like any other participant in the Russian-Ukrainian war.
How was Belko detained for threats to blow up a bridge in Kiev?
On September 18, Alexey Belko drove up to the Metro bridge in a white Opel car. In the center of the bridge, he got out of the car and began to threaten to blow everything up. After some time, Belko began to shoot from a pump-action shotgun into the air and shot down one militia drone.
Because of this, all special services units and armored vehicles were pulled to the scene of the incident. In addition, law enforcement officers blocked the Metro bridge in both directions. A real transport collapse formed in the capital – metro stations were blocked, and kilometer traffic jams formed near the bridge.
Subsequently, Belko was detained by special forces Kord and Alpha and sent to jail. No explosives were found with him.
The detention of Alexei Belko on the Metro bridge in Kiev / photo by the Ministry of Internal Affairs