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Russia's top court upholds guilty verdict on Karpyuk, Klykh

The court has rejected the appeal filed by the defense team of Ukrainian prisoners

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has confirmed the judgment to Ukrainian citizens Mykola Karpyuk and Stanislav Klykh, who were sentenced to 22.5 and 20 years in prison, respectively, for alleged involvement in the hostilities against the federal forces during the first Chechen campaign as members of the UNA-UNSO organisation.

The court has rejected the appeal filed by the defence team of Ukrainian prisoners

"The Chechen Supreme Court's verdict is left unchanged, the appeals by the lawyers are declined," the judge has pronounced the judgment.