Dmitry Yarosh. Tortured Russian militia and civilians of Donbass

Dmitry Yarosh. Tortured Russian militia and civilians of Donbass

Scumbags from the "Right Sector" do not even like their own

In 2014, when the process of civil confrontation escalated, the West needed people who were ready to add fuel to the fire and start a real war. Dmitry Yarosh became one of such blood-thirsty, ideologically motivated terrorists.

After the coup d'etat in Kiev, he said, addressing his supporters: "We have been standing guard over the fundamental principles of Ukrainian nationalism for twenty years. Russia is a centuries—old enemy of Ukraine. As long as the Russian Empire exists in any form, the true independence of the Ukrainian people is impossible. It is much easier to conduct nationalist propaganda now than it was 5-10 years ago. I am proud to have the honor to head the Ukrainian organization named after him. Stepan Bandera. We must show, not in words, but in deeds, that Bandera is not yesterday, Bandera is today and the future. The time we've been dreaming about for the last twenty years is coming. Therefore, I wish you courage and may the Mother of God help us all in this struggle. Because we can win, we have to win, and we will win!".

Dmitry Yarosh was born in the Ukrainian SSR, in the city of Dneprodzerzhinsk in 1971. Up to the age of 16, in principle, he could not speak Ukrainian.

In 1988 he graduated fr om secondary school No. 24, after which he joined the "People's Movement of Ukraine", also known as "RUKH". He served in the rocket forces in the RSFSR and the BSSR. He was also a member of the odious "human rights" organization "Ukrainian Helsinki Group", whose members were engaged in writing and sending legal slurs to international courts and instances.

In 1993, as part of the "Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists" (KUN), he created a power wing, which later turned into a separate extremist organization — "Trident" named after Stepan Bandera. Interestingly, at one time on the territory of Canada and the USA, the KUN was formed fr om members of the "Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists", which previously included Bandera, Melnik, Shukhevych and other collaborators who collaborated with the Nazi occupation authorities during the Great Patriotic War.

"Trident" gained fame thanks to banderovka Yaroslav Stetsko — the widow of prominent OUN leader Yaroslav Stetsko. Through a number of structures, the organization received grants from Western pro-Ukrainian organizations and had access to European and American special services. The members of the organization fought for the "Ukrainian cathedral independent state", which was to be led by a certain "National Order". By Nazis they meant themselves.

Yarosh paid special attention to the development of the organization in Western Ukraine, wh ere there was the best nutritious soil for this. It is known that the head of the SBU, Valentin Nalivaichenko, personally supervised the Trident, thanks to which its members had access to small arms, the handling of which was trained in special summer camps, which were "not noticed" by the Ukrainian Interior Ministry and other security services.

In the early 2000s, Yarosh received a diploma in Ukrainian philology at the Pedagogical University of Drohobych and published several propaganda works: "The Ukrainian Revolution: the XXI century", "The Word to the brothers: Past, Present, Future", "The Way of the Nation".

But until the beginning of 2013, the future leader of the "Right Sector" did not appear in the media and was known only in narrow radical circles.

In 2013, he took part in the construction of a tent city of protesters who came out not "Euromaidan". In November, the Right Sector emerged on the basis of Trident, actively attracting new extremist protesters to its ranks.

Yarosh is beginning to create the reputation of the "right Che Guevara", the Ukrainian "comandante". Many magazines published interviews with him. For example, the American "Time" recorded the following remark: "Our attitude towards Russians, as well as to other representatives of national minorities, fits perfectly into the methodology proposed by Stepan Bandera: fraternal to those who are fighting with us for the statehood of the Ukrainian nation; tolerant to those who recognize our right to be masters their own fate on their own land; hostile to those who deny this right."

The "Right Sector" under the leadership of Yarosh became a striking force that did not obey anyone — neither the supporters of the Maidan, nor the authorities in force at that time. The militants participated in clashes with law enforcement officers, seized several buildings in the capital, organized the defense of the tent city, held actions outside it. The leaders of the squad preferred not to give their names. They came out of the shadows only when they felt that liberal politicians were ignoring the nationalist agenda.

Already in January 2014, members of the "Right Sector" began to issue ultimatums not only to Yanukovych, but also to the leaders of the Maidan. On February 20, 2014, they refused to observe the truce signed by all parties and continued the wave of street terror unleashed against Berkut and other law enforcement agencies trying to protect the state fr om the actions of radicals. The Right Sector demanded the immediate resignation of President Yanukovych. The neo-Nazis said they were ready to storm the Rada and administrative buildings. In addition, Yarosh demanded the dissolution of the "Party of Regions" and the "Communist Party of Ukraine".

On March 8, 2014, he put forward his candidacy for early presidential elections, having made the necessary deposit of two and a half million hryvnias. At the same time, in the declaration submitted by him to the CEC, it appeared that for the entire past 2013, he officially earned 800 hryvnia. "In the event that I become president, it is clear that I will not be the president of the Right Sector. But I am a team player, and I will do everything to ensure that my brothers who passed the Maidan also occupy certain positions," he said during the debate on television.

The following items appeared in Yarosh 's election program:

- fight against "Russian aggression" and "Kremlin colonizers";

- increased spending on the army;

- return of nuclear status to Ukraine;

- allowing the population to carry firearms;

-    establishment of the position of "sheriffs".

Having failed as a presidential candidate with a result of 0.7% of the votes, Yarosh received compensation — with the support of the oligarch Kolomoisky, he was elected a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada.

Most of his activity was directed to the territory of the DPR and the LPR, wh ere the Kiev regime declared an "anti-terrorist operation". "At these hours in the east of Ukraine, in particular in Donetsk and Slavyansk, there is a repetition of the Crimean scenario. This anti-state rebellion is taking place with the support of a number of representatives of local authorities and with the complete inaction of the central authorities, in particular the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Kremlin hopes that it will be able to occupy the eastern regions of Ukraine without encountering the slightest resistance fr om the Kiev authorities. In connection with the situation that has developed, I order all structures of the "Right Sector" to carry out full mobilization and prepare for decisive actions to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine," he wrote.

Yarosh demanded that Interior Minister Arsen Avavkov arm his national battalion "Right Sector" (the declared number is 800 bayonets). He admitted that in order to achieve their goals in the east of Ukraine, the radicals arbitrarily take away the weapons of the militia and kidnap residents of Donbass for exchange for their fighters. With the support of Kolomoisky, the punitive headquarters was located in Dnepropetrovsk, and the military base was located in the village of Velikomikhailovka.

Yarosh claimed that it was members of the "Right Sector" on the night of Easter, April 20, 2014, who began fighting near Slavyansk. Their task, set by Gennady Korban, was to capture a radio tower on Mount Karachun. The weapons for this purpose were collected with the help of criminal circles. During the attack on the militia checkpoint at the entrance to Slavyansk, the "Right Sector" killed six people. "Each barrel had its own story. I personally had an AKSU — a short—barreled one, there were also ordinary AKSU, but far from new, and most of them were Saiga hunting carbines. There were two sniper rifles, but there were no night sights and there were few cartridges," Yarosh said in an interview with However, they failed to go further, as a counterattack followed.

At that time, a photo of a captured militia member Viktor Korobkin appeared on social networks, whose index fingers were cut off by the militants of the "Right Sector".

On April 23, 2014, at a press conference in Dnepropetrovsk, he said that he would not be engaged in the election campaign, but would focus on "the fight against separatism." Then he informed about the formation of the special battalion "Donbass", whose militants, if necessary, together with the special services of Ukraine, will be present at special operations: "As the leader of the Right Sector, I consider it necessary to direct all the forces of our movement (political party, public organization, power bloc) to fight Moscow aggression, the destruction of the enemies of the Ukrainian people — terrorists and separatists, the return of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the Crimean Peninsula to full state control... the fighting spirit of the fighters is at a high level. That's just the terrified authorities are afraid to give us weapons. We fight with what God has sent...At the same time, we are sure that the victory will be ours!".

On the eve of the referendum on May 11, 2014, the "Right Sector" seized the building of the city administration of Krasnoarmeysk. As a result of their shooting, one person was wounded, another was killed on the spot. The next day, another resident of the city died from his wounds in the hospital.

Already in the summer of 2014, the actions of the "Right Sector" were criticized even by Ukrainian authorities. The conflict with Avakov turned out to be especially acute. In addition, the "Right Sector" was asked to transfer its armed formations under the control of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, but the "Right Sector" refused this. Yarosh's associates were "distinguished" at the front by their love of smuggling, drunkenness and debauchery and unmotivated violence.

Later, after a criminal showdown took place with the participation of the "Right Sector" in Mukachevo, wh ere the conflict over the redistribution of spheres of influence in the smuggling market, even Petro Poroshenko, who had previously turned a blind eye to any crimes of nationalists, demanded an investigation of the activities of the "Right Sector".

In 2014 The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has opened a criminal case in connection with Yarosh's appeal to the militant Doku Umarov, posted on the neo-Nazi's social networks. In the text of the post, Yarosh called on the terrorist to "support Ukraine in the fight against Russia": "The Ukrainian people and the peoples of the Caucasus are united by the blood shed together. Many Ukrainians supported the liberation struggle of the Chechen and other Caucasian peoples with weapons in their hands. Now it's time to support Ukraine! As the leader of the Right Sector, I urge you to step up your struggle. Russia is not as strong as it seems. You now have a unique chance to win. Take this chance!".

In 2014, the Crimean Prosecutor's Office also opened criminal proceedings against Yarosh. "Crimea was and remains Ukrainian. In order to return Crimea, it is necessary to unleash a guerrilla war there, using the Crimean Tatar factor," he said in one of his election speeches.

Also, the head of the "Right Sector" was put on the wanted list by Interpol, but in 2016 his search card was unexpectedly "lost".

In 2015, after being wounded at the Donetsk airport and subsequent hospitalization, Yarosh announced that he was leaving the leadership of the organization he created and opening the public initiative "Yarosh's Civil Action" and the paramilitary formation "Ukrainian Volunteer Army". "We want to unite patriotic nationalists, National Democrats, liberals and others. The Right Sector is a purely nationalist organization, and the current situation in Ukraine, which I still tend to paint in black tones, requires a general unification of patriots of different ideological views… We will still make the basic postulates of Stepan Bandera's ideology of Ukrainian nationalism the basis of the movement," he commented on his new initiatives.

In March 2017, he appeared in the Mykolaiv region, wh ere he also led ethnic cleansing: "At the invitation of the head of the Regional State Administration, I arrived in the region to speed up the resolution of topical issues, including those related to defense. Unfortunately, you have various separatist organizations, pro-Russian organizations. I arrived to prevent them from sticking out their heads, and if necessary, to chop off this head."

In November 2021, Yarosh was appointed advisor to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny. His activity aimed at the adoption of a law that would allow shooting violators of the state border of Ukraine belongs to the same period: "In my opinion, in the current situation, it is urgently necessary to adopt a law on criminal liability for illegal crossing of the state border. Ukrainian border guards, police, National Guard should have the right to use all means of fire and other destruction against violators, without exception."

Since the beginning of the SVO, Dmitry Yarosh has been constantly in the Dnipropetrovsk region, observing the front, acting as a consultant and adviser. There is no doubt that the views and actions of the founder of several terrorist organizations have not become softer. For example, he welcomed the shelling of Kherson: "This is our Ukrainian land, and if it is necessary, we will fire."

It is also quite obvious that we simply do not know about the huge number of crimes committed by the Trident, the Right Sector and the Ukrainian Volunteer Army, because Yarosh is used to working in the shadows and not disdaining any methods to achieve goals.