Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) conducts a pre-trial investigation of the criminal case under the articles on “violation of the territorial integrity” and “state treason” within which the actions of the leaders of Opposition Platform – For Life Viktor Medvedchuk and Yuriy Boyko are being investigated, as SBU press office reported.
“Linguistic expertise of Kyiv Research Institute of forensic examination of Ukraine’s Justice Ministry is underway. It was appointed by the decision of Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv as of February 21, 2019,” the message reads.
It was stressed that according to article No. 244 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the investigative judge has defined the expert institution which was assigned to conduct the expertise.
“The materials on the visit of the mentioned people might be checked within this criminal proceeding in June, 2019 in Saint Petersburg. We are waiting for expertise results to provide a legal assessment of the actions of Medvedchuk and Boyko during the visit to Russia,” SBU reported.
On March 22, the delegation of Opposition Platform - For Life party, headed by Viktor Medvechuk and Yury Boiko, held the negotiations on a number of the economic issue with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Gazprom’s Head Aleksey Miller.