Millionaire leaks coordinates for his mansion after finding out it was a base for Russian troops 3 months ago

Millionaire leaks coordinates for his mansion after finding out it was a base for Russian troops

His security team was stripped and forced to walk for days through the wilderness

After finding out his home was being used as a Russian military base, a Ukrainian millionaire gave the location to his own military and instructed them to attack.

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Having been forced to flee Ukraine on March 5, businessman Andrey Stavnitser realised Russia was housing military targets in his once "beautiful" home. Now, appearing on Good Morning Britain on April 18, Stavnitser detailed how he uncovered the plot.

Stavnitser had left security behind to guard his home but Russian soldiers were able to capture and interrogate them. The soldiers allegedly stripped the men naked and searched their phones for "Nazi messaging", something Russian President Vladimir Putin has continually referenced throughout his campaign.

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His security team was released after a few days whereupon they walked through the wilderness with no way of contacting anyone. Once safe, the group informed their boss of their harrowing experience.

Via Good Morning Britain Via Good Morning Britain

"If you were to ask me two months ago, what would I feel if there were hostile military people inside my house, I would have said fury and anger," Stavnitser told Adil Ray and Kate Garraway. "However, this is not what I felt. I felt disgusted, dirty, looking at some guys walking inside my house."

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While Russian soldiers had destroyed much of the property's security system, they missed one camera.

Stavnitser was able to spy on the invaders and saw crowds of soldiers rooting through his belongings. After seeing stacked TVs, laptops and other tech goods that had been stockpiled by Russian troops, he argued that they were using his house as a storage area for stolen goods.

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He could also spot military vehicles, including BM-21 Grad rocket launcher system which was being used to shell Kyiv.

After seeing these weapons on his property, he made a decision to help the Ukrainian army by passing them the co-ordinates of his mansion and telling them to attack.

Via Good Morning Britain Via Good Morning Britain

Through his solitary webcam, Stavnitser was able to count 12 destroyed military vehicles once Ukraine had finished their assault.

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"It’s not about money, it’s about effort put into the house,’ he said. "I just finished building it. It was a beautiful house, actually. [But] I want to do everything possible to help Ukraine win because we are safeguarding Europe."

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