Moonshine seller Viktor Sanin, nicknamed “Metalist”, who was appointed Gauleiter of the village of Dmitrovka in the Kherson region by the occupiers, helps the Russians to rob the property of the community
Center for Investigative Journalism it came to light from his own sources.
Sanin Viktor Alexandrovich became the Gauleiter of Dmitrovka and the small neighboring village of Dibrova in the fall of 2022. According to residents of the Zelenopodskaya community, he never hid his pro-Russian views.
“Viktor Sanin did not work anywhere and lived at the expense of the Ukrainian state, because he took custody and received good money for his children. Once he was engaged in the reception of scrap metal, for which he received the nickname “Metalist”. Recently, he, along with his friend Yevgeny, was selling moonshine. It was this Evgeny who should have been appointed Gauleiter of the village in the summer, but because of his conflict with other influential collaborators, the Russians elected Sanin, ”the sources of the CJR said.
Together with Gauleiter Dmitrievka, his son Viktor Novak cooperates with the invaders. Both of them were present at a recent meeting with the Gauleiter of Kakhovka, Pavel Filipchuk, and his deputy, Vadim Ktitor, at which the traitors were given “degrees of honor for their personal contribution to the development and formation of Russian statehood in the Kakhovka region.”
According to local residents, Viktor Sanin and Viktor Novak help the invaders to kidnap people, force fellow villagers to thank the invaders and move them into houses whose owners were forced to leave the village. Moreover, houses for this are chosen comfortable and with good furniture. Also, the gauleiter of Dmitrovka took away the keys to the school, kindergarten, house of culture and the administration of the local headman and helps the invaders rob the property of the Zelenopodskaya community.
Viktor Sanin distributes Russian so-called “humanitarian aid” and “pensions” in the village, coal illegally exported by the occupiers from the Donetsk region and organizes propaganda events with the participation of the Russian military.
On May 1, 2022, 31-year-old cyborg Andrey Kuznetsov died from numerous injuries in the Kakhovka district. Residents of the village of Dmitrovka called the culprit of his death a farmer from the village of Dibrov, collaborator Dmitry Bomko, who, according to witnesses, knocked down and then deliberately ran over an ATO veteran in a car with the letter Z several times.
The killer’s stepfather collaborator, director and co-owner of the Novokakhovsk construction company Olesya Valery Serovwho actively helped the invaders build military fortifications and repaired damaged bridges in the temporarily occupied territory of the Ukrainian south.
On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.
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