Kyiv District Court of Kharkiv found Gnat Kromsky, known under the code name ‘Topaz’ guilty in the attack on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine, participation in the mass unrest and illegal abstraction of a car as MediaPort reported.
The judicial panel sentenced Kromsky to eight years in the prison with the confiscation of the property. It is noted that if the sentence comes into force that the court will be obliged to include the period of time spent by Kromsky in the detention facility to the term of the imprisonment according to the ‘Law of Savchenko’ that began to act since June 21, 2017.
If the decision of the court comes into force then Kromsky will be imprisoned for about two years.
The defense of Kromsky was absent during the court session but he still possesses a right to submit the appeal.
Gnat Kromsky, the citizen of Kharkiv was a member of the guards of anti-Maidan in Mariyinsky Park in Kyiv. He became known under the code name ‘Topaz’ after the publishing of video shot at the camp of anti-Maidan activists.
Also, he participated in the capture of the building of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration on March 1, 2014, and in the mass unrest in spring 2014.