"These days in Kyiv, investigators of the SBI (State Bureau of Investigations) began to interrogate the recently released Ukrainian sailors in the case of the Kerch incident. It was initiated by the former deputy head of the Yanukovych presidential administration, Portnov Andriy," the lawyer writes.
According to the LIGA.net, the press secretary of the Bureau of Investigations, Angelika Ivanova, also said that on September 13, investigators of the bureau came to the hospital to the sailors for interrogation. But the spokeswoman refused to report during what criminal production the servicemen were interrogated.
"The search actions are held within the pre-trial investigation into the case of possible illegal activities of the National Public TV and Radio Company of Ukraine, namely, power abuse that aims to get the improper advantage for oneself or other individuals or entities", reads the message.
The searches are absolutely legal, authorized and do not impede the work of the medium, Bureau of Investigations stated.