At the Representative Office remindedthat on July 22, Russian security forces stole Kiselev right on Genichesk Street, hit him, tied him up, pushed him into a minibus and took him to a search of his house. All the time they did not remove the bag from the chairman of the military man and forbade him to move, so he does not know if the occupiers seized his property.
“After an illegal search, Alexei was interrogated in the building of vocational technical school No. 17, where the National Guard unit is now based. There, the detainee was beaten and tortured with electric current until July 25 inclusive, twice a day for two hours. The disappearance of the former captain of the ship “Slavutich” was reported by his son Kiselev.
On July 27, Aleksey was taken to the administrative border with the occupied Crimea and handed over to FSB officers, who took the Ukrainian soldier to Simferopol. For two more days he was interrogated, beaten on the head and with a stun gun – “they forced him to confess to terrorism, and alleged involvement in the Crimean Tatar volunteer battalion named after Nariman Chelebidzhikhan and a special group led by the presidential representative in Crimea in 2010 Sergey Kunitsyn.” composition of the Genichesk Terrodefense. All this time, the hands of the illegal prisoner were tied, and his head was wrapped in a T-shirt.
On July 29, 2022, the invaders applied to the occupational “Kyiv District Court” of Simferopol with a petition for the arrest of Aleksey – on the same day, the occupational “judge” Valentina Kamynina arrested Kiselyov for two months.
“The mission demands that Russia immediately cancel the illegal sentence, stop torture and illegal arrests of Ukrainian citizens. We draw the attention of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine and the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to another violation of the rights and freedoms of a citizen of Ukraine.
We call on the international community to respond to yet another unheard-of injustice by the occupation administrations controlled by the Russian Federation and increase pressure on the aggressor country. Political persecution, repressions and illegal sentences in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea must stop immediately, and everyone must be held accountable for the commission of crimes, which is impossible without the complete de-occupation of Crimea,” the report says.
Kiselev in recent years lived and was engaged in social activities in Genichesk.
Aleksey Kiselev may be charged with participation in the non-existent “illegal armed formation battalion named after Noman Chelebidzhikhan” (Part 2 of Article 208 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). On July 29, the “court” in Simferopol chose a measure of restraint for him – two months of detention.
Dozens of Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian activists, some of whom took part in the civil blockade of goods supplies to the occupied Crimea in 2015-2016, have been arrested and are already serving illegally sentenced terms of imprisonment in this falsified case by the FSB.
Aleksey Alekseevich Kiselev (date of birth February 2, 1964) was the commander of the command ship “Slavutich” of the Ukrainian Navy, after his resignation with the rank of captain of the 1st rank, he was engaged in social and entrepreneurial activities in Sevastopol. After the occupation of Crimea, the Russian Federation left for Genichesk in 2014. He is one of the founders of the NGO “Isettlement-SOS” – an organization that deals with the rights of internally displaced persons from Crimea and Donbass.
In November 2021, in an interview with the Center for Journalistic Investigations, Oleksiy Kiselyov noted that Ukraine should strengthen its military presence in the former Genichesk port, which is located very close to the occupied Crimea. According to him, units of the Ukrainian Navy had to be deployed in the city to protect the sea zone in the waters of the Kherson region on Azov. Read the details in the article “How to return the port status to Genichesk”.