The security service of Ukraine (SBU) announced the completion of a pre-trial investigation of the foiled terrorist attacks in the center of Kiev, in the preparation of which is suspected the group of persons headed by the people’s Deputy Hope Savchenko and Director of the centre for the release of prisoners “Officer corps” Vladimir Ruban.
According to first Deputy head of SBU Vitaly Malikov, the suspects were preparing a coup, which was armed with machine guns, mortars, grenade launchers and ammunition, the weapons were received from representatives of the breakaway republics of Donbass. All confiscated weapons were represented at the briefing by the intelligence agencies.
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In the SBU said that the group Savchenko and Ruban had planned, in particular, to fire the Central part of Kiev and the government district, including the building of the Verkhovna Rada. “The examination showed that the lesions area could get nearly 70 thousand citizens on this territory there are kindergartens, schools, medical institutions”, — said the Director of Kyiv research Institute of forensic examinations, Alexander ruvin.
Suspects study the criminal case materials, then it will be sent to the court.
Savchenko and Ruban detained and arrested in March this year. Savchenko — current member of Parliament and ex-servicemen of the Armed forces of Ukraine, in 2016, was convicted in Russia on charges of murder of two Russian journalists, but two months later, after sentencing she was pardoned and exchanged for two convicted Russians in Ukraine.
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