19:39 Jul. 26, 2016
Maxim Filatov is to spend six years in high-security prison
The Russian court found him guilty of setting a mosque Chukurcha in Simferopol on fire in April 2014 and an attempt to blow up the Crimea Prosecutor Office in August 2014. Filatov is condemned for an act of terror attempt, storage, transportation, and carrying of explosive devices and an arson.
The Crimean acknowledged his guilt and set up a plea bargain. The criminal case is classified; it has 18 volumes in total. The three-judge panel was headed by Sergey Mihayliuk, the prosecution was represented by Oleg Tkachenko.
Both were a part of trials of Ukrainians Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko. Both were accused of terror act attempts in Crimea and sentenced to 20 and 10 years of imprisonment respectively.