On May 9, 2022, a russian serviceman, senior lieutenant-commander of a company of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade of the 2nd guards all-military army of the central military district of the russian armed forces, was charged with ill-treatment of civilians and other violations of the laws and customs of war. His actions fall under Part 1 Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On the night of Feb. 24, their front changed: from anti-corruption to fighting the russian aggressor. Some detectives, having arrived at work at night, took up arms to protect the city from the invader. Not only their physical strength but also professional skills came in handy to act ahead of the enemy and gain success in special operations. Later, they established and ensured an effective exchange of information on the capture and torture of Ukrainian servicemen, the deployment and relocation of enemy troops, on the detection and detention of collaborators. Intelligence provided by NABU detectives repeatedly saved the military from ambushes, as the enemy was attempting to invade Kyiv.
On April 27, 2022, two russian servicemen - captain and major of the motorized rifle company of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade of the 2nd guard's all-military army of the central military district of russia's armed forces - were charged with ill-treatment of prisoners of war. The actions of both fall under Part 1, Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. They were notified of suspicion in absentia and will soon be wanted.