Russia says it has proof that the Moscow attackers obtained cash from Ukraine and the White House accuses it of “selling garbage” | EUROtoday

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Russia's Investigative Committee stated Thursday it had discovered proof connecting gunmen who killed greater than 140 individuals in an assault on a live performance theater final week to “Ukrainian nationalists.”

The committee arrested one other doable particular person concerned within the assault final Friday on the Crocus City Hall live performance corridor, on the outskirts of Moscow, which left at the least 143 useless, which “participated in the financing of terrorists”says the official be aware, says Efe.

The White House as we speak described the Russian leaders as “garbage sellers” for making an attempt to hyperlink Ukraine to the current lethal assault that was claimed by the Islamic State group, in accordance with Afp.

“My uncle used to say… that the best manure sellers often carry their samples in their mouths. Russian officials seem to be pretty good manure sellers,” National Security Council spokesman John Kirby instructed reporters. , denouncing a “nonsense propaganda” by Russia.

In a press release, Russia's Investigative Committee stated the attackers had obtained vital sums of money and cryptocurrencies from Ukraine, Reuters stories.

“Another suspect who participated in the financing of terrorists has been identified and detained,” says the official be aware from the Russian Investigative Committee.

The investigators will ask the court docket for arrest of suspecthe provides.

According to the aforementioned Committee, Russia has at its disposal “confirmed data” that the perpetrators of the terrorist assault obtained “significant amounts of money and cryptocurrencies from Ukraine” that had been used within the preparation of the crime.

Evidence of the connection of the perpetrators of the assault on the Moscow live performance corridor with Ukrainian nationalists was obtained “as result of work with detained terroriststhe study of technical devices that were seized from them and the analysis of information about their financial transactions“, in accordance with Efe.

This week, the Justice Department already dominated preventive detention for eight different suspects concerned within the assault.

The suspects within the crime had been charged with terrorism costs and will face life in jail.

According to the most recent official information, the assault on the Crocus City Hall live performance corridor, 20 kilometers from the middle of Moscow, has left at the least 143 useless and greater than 150 hospitalized, in accordance with the most recent information.

The Federal Security Service (FSB) beforehand reported the arrest of 11 individuals in reference to the assault, together with 4 terrorists who immediately participated within the assault.

The suspects, who supplied resistance, had been detained on a highway within the Bryansk area, bordering Ukraine, the place they allegedly supposed to flee.

Russia has admitted that the assault on the outskirts of Moscow was carried out by Islamists however insists on searching for a “Ukrainian footprint.”

Ukraine has categorically denied having something to do with the assault, the deadliest in Russia in 20 years.