MOSCOW, July 26 (RAPSI) – Alexander Kravtsov, the commander of the Ukrainian neo-Nazi group SS Bears will stand trial in the Supreme Court of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

A case against him with the approved indictment has already reached the court, according to the highest instance’s press service.

Kravtsov and eight other members of the group are charged with participation in an illegal foreign militia, committing actions aimed at forceful seizure of power in violation of the DPR Constitution and forceful change of constitutional order and undergoing training to commit the said crimes. 

If convicted, they could face death penalty.

Kravtsov earlier pled guilty to the charges.