The man who beat up two Ukrainian refugees from Izyum in France turned out to be Ukrainian. It is reported by BFMTV with reference to the prosecutor’s office in Nice.
On Wednesday evening, September 14, the man was charged with aggravated assault and banned from leaving France.
According to the prosecutor’s office in Nice, the accused, whom the victims called a Russian, is actually a Ukrainian. He will be tried on November 17 in the Correctional Chamber of the Court of Nice.
“During the interrogation after the arrest, the suspect, also of Ukrainian origin, admitted his violent actions, while downplaying them,” the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.
On September 12, it became known that two Ukrainian refugees from Izyum were beaten in France.
The girls claimed that the attacker was Russian and attacked them because of the Ukrainian music they were listening to.