Leonid Roshal (left) and Vladimir Putinto: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti
The President of the Institute of emergency pediatric surgery and traumatology, Professor Leonid Roshal complained to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the case of the Kaliningrad doctors who were on trial for the murder of a newborn. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
According to Roshal, he was ready to personally speak in the debate in defence of paramedics. The Professor urged the government to carefully look at the situation in Kaliningrad and noted that this was not in Russia since 1953. “I don’t want to put pressure on the court, but I want to do it, to stand there and explain why it’s all wrong,” Roshal said at the ceremony awarding the medal of Hero of Labor.
According to investigators, in November 2018 in the Kaliningrad hospital was born a premature baby weighing 700 grams. The acting chief physician of the medical institutions Helen White took the decision to murder a newborn and told the anesthesiologist-the resuscitator Elina Sushkevich enter the baby a lethal dose of magnesium sulfate. To cover up a murder, in the history of childbirth has made information about the death of the fetus.
The investigative Committee opened two criminal cases under part 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (“Organization of a premeditated murder of a minor”). The two women are under house arrest.
In defense Sushkevich were made by the representatives of the medical community and patients. The Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov expressed hope for “a fair investigation and trial”.
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