Peter Porosencova: page of Petro Poroshenko in Facebook
The former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko saw the appointment of Viktor Yanukovych Alexander Babikov, the first Deputy Director of the State Bureau of investigation (GBR) character of revenge of the Maidan. About this politician wrote on his Twitter page.
Poroshenko said that the appointment was a tragic character, which shows the onset of the Maidan, the revenge of Pro-Russian forces and a mockery of the feat of the Heavenly hundred heroes.
He also called symbolic the fact that a “friend” of the head of the office of the President Andriy Bogdan, the former Deputy head of Yanukovych’s administration lawyer Andriy Portnov, “threatens the fair investigation is not Berkut officers, and heroes of the Maidan”.
January 20, RRT Director Irina Venediktova confirmed that Babikov appointed her Deputy. Relatives of the victims on the Maidan, opposed the appointment and demanded to prevent Babikov to investigate the events of 2014. Venediktov emphasized that the division is investigating the “case of Maidan”, subject solely to the Director of the RRT.
At the end of 2013 and early 2014 on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) in Kyiv held a mass anti-government protests. During a clash with security forces killed more than 100 people, which in Ukraine is called the Heavenly hundred. Yanukovych was ousted and fled to Russia. In 2019 it was sentenced in absentia to 13 years in prison for treason.
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