Svyatoshinsky district court of Kiev made the decision about the relief for one of the former members of the disbanded Ukrainian interior Ministry special forces “Berkut” suspected in the shooting of activists Euromaidan. On Tuesday, July 16, reports “Ukrainian truth”.
The decision was made by the judge Sergey Dyachuk. According to him, the accused ex-policeman Sergey Chemtura would be transferred from detention in-house arrest wearing an electronic bracelet. This measure will be valid until 16 September, after which the court may reconsider the measure of restraint.
After making this decision, Tantura was released in the courtroom. This provoked sharp criticism from those present at the meeting of activists. As writes the edition, they shouted “Berkut — shame on the state!” and asked the judge whether he would release former members of the security unit at a time.
The remaining defendants former “Berkut” Paul Abroskin and Sergey Zinchenko, Oleksandr marinchenko and Oleg Janiszewski — left in custody until September 14.
Svyatoshinsky district court of Kiev in may of 2015 began to consider the merits of the case against the fighters of subdivision “Berkut”. They are accused of subordination obviously criminal orders for the use of weapons, abuse of office and committing a terrorist act.
Euromaidan — mass protest actions in the center of Kiev and other cities of Ukraine in winter 2013-2014, which in the country there was a violent change of power. The Central square of Kiev was occupied by supporters of European integration November 21, 2013. Later the square became the epicentre of the violent confrontation of protesters and police.
Sharp aggravation of the situation occurred on February 18, 2014, when the Maidan was used firearms. During the confrontation killed more than 100 people. The new Ukrainian government blamed it on interior Ministry special forces “Berkut”. Employees of “Berkut” his involvement in the murders deny.
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