Right Sector radicals responsible for violent coup in Kiev in February organized a hide out in self-defense forces controlled territory in the center of Lugansk – said defense minister of Lugansk People’s Republic. After violent coup in Kiev many Right Sector radicals joined newly created battalions withing Ukrainian army.
Extremists were planning terrorist attacks throughout the city of Lugansk. One of the radicals was arrested during the raid on their hide out. On the walls of the hide out there were Right Sector flags, nationalist literature and hand outs that called citizens to join Right Sector.
Basement of the hide out was booby trapped. After demolitions experts disabled booby traps, law enforcement officers found rifles, grenades and explosives in the basement.