Ex-Berkut officers’ trial postponed until January 17

It was postponed due to the disruption of the meeting by unidentified protesters

16:49, 10 January 2017

112 Agency

The trial of five ex-officers of the Special Forces Berkut, accused of shooting 48 Euromaidan activists on the street. Instytutska in Kyiv on February 20, 2014, postponed to January 17. It is reported by the correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

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"The participants of the rally said they were not going to disrupt the hearing. However, when the judge returned after the break and wanted to begin the second part of the court, the protesters did not leave the courtroom, and did not lower their posters. The judge decided to postpone the trial and continue on January 17", said the reporter.

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