Rector of the occupation "Luhansk University. Dahl, who helped the occupiers organize a pseudo-referendum, was sentenced to 10 years behind bars with confiscation of property.

This was reported by the Prosecutor General's Office.

According to the media, we are talking about Viktor Ryabichev, who is the rector of the so-called "LPR".

According to the court, in July 2022, he organized a meeting of the so-called "second composition of the public chamber of the LNR" in the premises of the university. At the meeting, it was decided to create a "public headquarters for the referendum on the accession of the LPR to the Russian Federation."

He provided the premises of the educational institution for voting and the placement of the so-called election commission.

"On the day of the 'expression of will', the convict voted on camera. In the propaganda video, the illegal referendum is a long-awaited event for the public of Luhansk and university students," the statement reads.

Following a public prosecution by the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Prosecutor's Office, the court found a resident of Luhansk region guilty of aiding and abetting the aggressor state (Part 1 of Article 111-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

Recall that in Lviv, the court sentenced the famous doctor Igor Bernyk, who wanted to go abroad for a bribe.