Saakashvili expelled from Ukraine before questioning about the shootings on the Maidan


Mikheil Saakashvili (right)Photo: Ivan Kovalenko / “Kommersant»

Expelled from Ukraine to Poland the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili were to come to Svyatoshinsky district court of Kiev and to testify in the case of the killings of activists on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti in February 2014. About this in his Facebook wrote the lawyer Evgenia Zakrevskaya.

According to her, the interrogation of Saakashvili was scheduled for 11:30 (12:30 GMT) on Tuesday, February 13. It was expected that the policies will clarify the version of the Georgian snipers on the Maidan, which were allegedly sent to Kiev to fire on protesters and militiamen.

The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine Alexey Donskoy confirmed to TV channel “112 Ukraine” that the interrogation of the ex-President of Georgia was scheduled for February 13. He explained that the court added a documentary of the Italian TV channel Canale 5 in which Italian journalists are interviewing some of Koba, Nergadze, Liens Kvaratskhelia and Alexander Revazishvili. According to these people, in 2014 as snipers was sent to Kiev Saakashvili. One of them argued that at the time of acute confrontations of their squad were ordered to fire on the special forces of MIA of Ukraine “Berkut” and protesters.

Don added that the Prosecutor’s office conducted an audit of these facts, and Saakashvili questioned at the pre-trial investigation. According to the results of the interrogation are established, the film information have no basis in reality, said the Prosecutor. “We have cause for serious outrage the fact that this interrogation was thwarted. Protection of “Berkut” tried to prevent, the court granted our petition for his conduct, and in less than a day before it takes place he falls”, he concluded.

Monday, February 12, Mikheil Saakashvili, was expelled from Ukraine to Poland. A few hours before the politician was detained in one of the restaurants of Kiev. He was taken to the Borispol airport by helicopter, and then transplanted on the plane to Warsaw.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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