The court extended the five ex-Berkut officers arrest

Sviatoshynskyi court extended all five of the former Berkut officers in the case of the shootings on Instytutska 20 February 2014 detention until 29 September.

It is reported Hromadske.

Lawyers of ex-fighters of the Kiev regiment “Berkut” insisted that their clients need to release from custody because they are “moral people”. Ex-Berkut officer Zinchenko called their detention “politically motivated case”.

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June 13, 12:40

Accused ex-Deputy of the Kiev regiment “Berkut” Oleg Janiszewski also announced that ex-Berkut officers continue hunger strike in jail. However, according to the publication, the accused stopped the hunger strike about a week after its announcement – June 23.

We will remind, earlier it became known that the release of Appellate court of Kiev ex-the Berkut officer Vitaliy Goncharenko and three of his former colleagues fled to Russia.

About this he and other former employees of the Kharkiv battalion “Berkut” he said, posting a video message on YouTube, which was allegedly recorded in Russia.

Out of the four only Vitaliy Goncharenko was measure the Kyiv court of Appeals released him from custody under a personal obligation, he must appear in court on demand.

In Russia, however, made the granting of citizenship to ex-Berkut officers.