Сourt agrees to interview Georgian "snipers" in Maidan case

Source : 112 Ukraine

This was decided during the hearing
14:56, 19 December 2017

The court in ex-Berkut case satisfied the request to question the Georgian “snipers” regarding shooting during Euromaidan. This became known on Tuesday during the hearing, reports 112 Ukraine TV channel.

Such motion was filed by the defense. The prosecutor's office also supported the need for such an interrogation.

As it was reported earlier, the lawyer of "ex-Berkuts" Oleksandr Horoshynsky said that two witnesses in the murder case on the Maidan are ready to testify. It is about two citizens of Georgia, - Aleksandr Revasishvili and Koba Nergadze.

Related: Investigations of 2013 Euromaidan crackdown: Pending verdicts in dozens of cases

Earlier the film-investigation where a few people call themselves Georgians and confirm to be snipers who shot the protesters and the law enforcers in February 2014 during the Euromaidan was published by the Italian internet-portal Gli Occhi Della Guerra.

The film showed the anchorman of the Italian 5 TV channel that is the top asset of Mediaset S.p.A, the media holding owned by Silvio Berlusconi, the former Prime Minister of Italia. Gli Occhi Della Guerra founded in 2013 that specializes in the military news is also connected to Berlusconi.

The preliminary check showed that the film broadcasted at the Italian 5 TV channel under the name ‘Ukraine – hidden truths’ is a fake. Sergy Horbatyuk, the Head of the Department on Special Investigations claimed this at the briefing. 

Related: Torchlight procession commemorating anniversary of Euromaidan held in Kyiv, 4 people detained

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