Alleged terrorist attack: Russia names second suspect in alleged terrorist attack in Crimea (photo)

11:53 Aug. 12, 2016

Russia names second suspect in alleged terrorist attack in Crimea (photo)

The Kremlin (UNIAN photo)

Andrei Zakhtei is reportedly a construction worker from Yevpatoria, Crimea 

Another name, linked to the alleged terrorist attack in Crimea has emerged in Russia. According to the country's Foreign Ministry, Andrei Zakhtei is among the group of people, arrested by FSB security service.

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Zakhtei, just like Yevhen Panov, who was the first suspect revealed by Moscow, is accused of organizing a ‘terrorist attack' on the peninsula in cooperation with Ukraine's intelligence service. The Ministry failed to specify the national background of the accused.

Andrey Zakhtei (photo from his Facebook page)

According to Crimean Human Rights group, Zakhtei was born in the Lviv region. His Facebook page says he lives in Yevpatoria, Crimea. The 41-year-old is reportedly a businessman in the construction sphere. Zakhtei is married and has a kid.

So far there have been no comments from people, close to Zakhtei.

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Ukrainian media outlet Censor.net.ua reports, earlier Russian news agency Interfax published a photo of an alleged tent where the so called sabotage group had spent the night after ‘infiltrating' the peninsula.

However, later it was confirmed the picture of the tent was taken from Fotolia service and had nothing to do with the ‘terrorists'. 

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