FAKE: Russia detained Azov Battalion fighters Serhiy Velychko and Konstantin Nemychev

FAKE: Russia detained Azov Battalion fighters Serhiy Velychko and Konstantin Nemychev

31 March 2022
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The network spreads information that Russian special forces allegedly detained fighters of the Azov Battalion Serhiy Velychko and Konstantin Nemychev near Kharkiv.

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However, this is a fake.

Serhiy Velychko (nickname “Chile”) and Konstantin Nemychev are at large, they are in Kharkiv. Combat commanders of the Kharkiv branch of the Azov Battalion’s Territorial Defense recorded a video from Kharkiv stating that they were at large. The video was published by the leader of the National Corps, Andriy Biletsky.

Nemychev and Velichko also published reports from Kharkiv in their Telegram channels, and statements about Russian captivity were fakes.

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