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Open court hearings over organizers of Euromaidan killings to be held soon, - Ukraine’s Prosecutor General

Ex-Interior Minister and ex-Security Service Head are accused of crimes that led to Euromaidan killings
14:39, 18 February 2018

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Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko announced the upcoming open court hearings over ex-Interior Minister Aleksandr Zakharchenko and ex-Security Service Head Aleksandr Yakumenko and their deputies who are accused of crimes that led to Euromaidan killings. Prosecutor General said this today at the opening ceremony of the exhibition to the Heavenly Hundred heroes.

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“I want to tell you the most important thing. I have been waiting for this opportunity for a while. Hundreds of investigators and prosecutors had worked on this, and it finally happened. The Kyiv court granted the inquiry for a special pre-trial investigation and consecutive sentencing of those whom we suspect of organizing the killings of the Heavenly Hundred. Finally, the inquiry has been granted, and Yanukovych, Zakharchenko, Yalymenko, Totsky, Ratushniak, Fedchuk, and others will be handed over to the court based on 300 volumes of evidence right after the process over Yanukovych’s state treason ends,” he said.

He said the court hearing will be open and they would “show who tortured and killed the best part of Ukraine in February (of 2014, - 112.int)”.

As it was reported earlier, the President Poroshenko said he had decided to participate in the court proceeding investigating the Maidan crimes of 2014.

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