A court in Russia upheld the decision on arrest in absentia Yatsenyuk
In Russia, the Stavropol regional court upheld the elected in absentia preventive measure in the form of detention of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
This is stated in the message of the court, RIA Novosti reported.
In March a court in Yessentuki in absentia arrested Yatsenyuk, accused of banditry. In respect of ex-Premier in absentia preventive measure in form of detention in connection with the fact that he on February 21 was declared wanted.
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The court considered the appeal of counsel sabinina to protect the interests of the accused Yatsenyuk on the resolution of the Essentuki city court of Stavropol territory on March 9, 2017.
“Upon consideration decided to leave the decision of the Essentuki city court of Stavropol territory on March 9, 2017 without changes”, — stated in the message.
Recall, 8 September 2015, the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin saidthat the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the middle of 1990-ies fought against the Armed forces of the Russian Federation in the “hit squad” in Chechnya. It should be noted that in the 90-ies Yatsenyuk graduated from high school and studied at the law faculty of Chernivtsi national University named after Yuriy Fedkovych.
Yatsenyuk called the accusations a clinical diagnosis of the Russian authorities. Essentuksky city court of Stavropol region of the Russian Federation in response made the decision on arrest in absentia of Ukrainian politics.