German news wire: Czech radicals among pro-Russia separatists

Far-right nationalists from countries such as Poland, Serbia, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic have joined pro-Russian rebels in fighting Ukrainian authorities in the far east of the country, reports the German Press Agency (DPA). According the to wire service's report, far-right radicals have volunteered to assist the separatist movement. It cites an example of a Brno-based man - Iva Stejskal - who decided to fight for the self-styled Donetsk People's Republic in order to prevent a "genocide" perpetrated against the Russian population. The Czech intelligence service, BIS, has said it has no information on the claims, writes ČTK.