France fees Ukrainian-Russian man with terror-related crimes | EUROtoday

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A Ukrainian-Russian man detained in France was on Friday charged with plotting to commit a violent act in a “terrorist” plot, the National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office stated.

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The man had arrived in France a number of days in the past, the prosecutors stated.

France’s home intelligence company this week detained the person, aged 26, on suspicion of planning a violent act after he injured himself in an explosion.

The investigation will proceed to determine different folks “who may be involved”, the prosecutors stated.

The suspect was charged with participation in a “terrorist conspiracy” and possession of a substance or explosives with a view to harming folks, the prosecutors stated.

On Friday the injured man appeared earlier than a choose, who was to resolve whether or not to remand him in custody.

The man was handled by a hearth brigade on Monday night after “he suffered serious burns following an explosion”, the National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office (PNAT) stated.

“Products and materials intended to manufacture explosive devices” had been present in his resort room, the PNAT stated.

After receiving medical remedy, he was taken into custody.

According to 2 sources near the case, the person stayed at a resort within the city of Roissy-en-France, residence to the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

A supply asking to not be named advised AFP that the person was from the Donbas area of japanese Ukraine, a part of which has been occupied by pro-Russian and Russian forces since 2014.

He appeared to have a “pro-Russian attitude” after preventing “for two years for the Russian army”, the supply added.

He was charged as France was internet hosting US President Joe Biden and Ukrainian chief Volodymyr Zelensky following commemorations on Thursday of the eightieth anniversary of D-Day landings in Normandy.