Pechersk District Court of Kyiv allowed to detain the head of the "Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu. The court decision was published in the Unified State Register of Court Decisions online.
It states that the court shall permit the body of pre-trial investigation to detain the suspect for the purpose of ensuring his participation in consideration of application for remand in custody.
It is noted that the resolution loses force on February 26, 2017 p. or before the specified date from the moment the suspect delivery or withdrawal of appeal by the prosecutor. The document cannot be appealed.
Earlier, the Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said that the Prosecutor's General office suspects 18 high-ranking Russian officials and security forces officers of committing crimes against the national security of Ukraine's. They are put on a wanted list.