What are the charges against Saakashvili. Short and sweet

On the morning of 5 December, the staff of the Prosecutor General’s office (PGO) and security Service of Ukraine came to search in a rented Kiev apartment Mikheil Saakashvili to the Church.

The reason for this unexpected visit became the criminal proceedings opened GPU for 256 the Criminal code (assistance to participants of the criminal organizations and concealment of their criminal activity – ed).

Publicly the charges against Saakashvili announced the head of GPU, Yury Lutsenko. According to him, the autumn protests, Saakashvili and his supporters was organized to seize power in the country. Their sponsor was close to Viktor Yanukovych, fugitive oligarch Sergei Kurchenko. He allegedly handed over half a million dollars ally Saakashvili Severiano Dangadze. Latest security forces detained while trying to leave Ukraine with a portion of the amounts received from the courier Kurchenko. Now Dangadze arrested for two months.

The attorney General’s claim that conducted covert investigative actions in respect of Dangadze, Saakashvili, Kurchenko and his Trustee in may 2017. All four passed on the second part of the same article that accused Saakashvili. It is from five to ten years of imprisonment. But on December 7 the position of prosecutors in relation to the ex-President of Georgia has changed. Now he is charged the first part of the article 256. It provides mitigation of punishment if the suspect is not official and did not commit a crime again. It is from three to five years.

December 18, Monday, Saakashvili was summoned for the first interrogation.

Video settings the Prosecutor General’s office intends to question Saakashvili as a suspect

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12 Dec, 21:09


  • Lutsenko
  • Saakashvili
  • GPU
  • Kurchenko
  • Dangadze

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