Transnistrian “ex-president” may face 20 years in prison in Moldova

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the lawyers there are at least three crimes to bear responsibility for
11:29, 15 July 2017

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Eugene Shevchuk, former self-proclaimed “president” of unrecognized Transnistria, may face 20 years in prison in Moldova. Lawyers from the Promo-Lex made a research on the issue, the Point reports.

"Former Tiraspol leader may be brought to criminal responsibility in the Republic of Moldova. According to the research by the lawyers, there are at least three crimes committed by Shevchuk, including – usurpation of state authority is one of them, this may bring 12 – 20 years in prison,” reads the message.

Apart from that Shevchuk may be brought to responsibility for intended hate mongering, ethnic, national, racial and religious animosity, for organizing the illegal paramilitary unit and participating in it (2 – 7 years in prison).

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While his mandate, Shevchuk was the head of the Transnistrian military structures and participated in military demonstrations. Existence and activity of the army and other military forces in the Transnistrian region contravenes the laws of the Republic of Moldova.


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