Employees Of “Berkut”. Photo from archive
In Kiev today will continue the trial of five ex-Berkut officers accused of murders on the Maidan. About it the correspondent of “112 Ukraine”.
“The court is expected to begin in a few minutes. The last meeting was postponed, it was scheduled for October 16, but as reported by the presiding judge, it was postponed due to the fact that in Kiev held a protest action and police could not maintain order in court. Today, the courthouse is more than 20 law enforcement officers. They will be here to keep order. Some of them with weapons,” – said the correspondent.
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We will remind, the General Prosecutor’s office in February, gave the court an indictment against three former employees of “Berkut” Alexander marinchenko, Sergei and Oleg Temtory Janiszewski, who are suspected in the shooting of 48 participants of Euromaidan at Institutskaya street in Kiev February 20, 2014 the Case was joined with that of the former “Berkut” Paul Abroskin and Sergey Zinchenko.
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Investigators established participation of the Kiev specrate “Berkut” to the massacre of 48 protesters and precisenum gunshot wounds 80 protesters February 20, 2014 at Instytutska street. The results of the investigation reported suspicion of 25 employees of a specialcompany of this and the steering regiment “Berkut” of involvement in these events, 20 of them are wanted and 5 are in custody.