In the Russian Federation extended the investigation period in the case of the Ukrainian seamen

В РФ продлили сроки следствия по делу украинских моряков

While the Ukrainian sailors under arrest in Russia until April 24

The term of investigation is prolonged till August 25 this year. The investigation also asks the court to extend the arrest of the sailors.

Russia extended the term of investigation of prisoners of war of Ukrainian sailors until August 2019. This was reported by lawyer Sergei adamsin on his page in Facebook.

In addition, the lawyer noted that the investigation seeks to extend the period of detention of prisoners of war Ukrainian sailors to July 26 this year.

“The term of investigation is prolonged till 25 Aug 2019”, – he wrote.

Earlier, the coordinator of the group of lawyers representing the interests of sailors Nikolai Polozov, said that the arrest of the 24 sailors will be extended.

We will remind, on November 25, the Russian special forces had seized two Ukrainian boats of Berdyansk and Dnipropetrovsk and tug Jana’s tray on the way to the Kerch Strait. 24 Ukrainian sailors were arrested on charges of “illegal crossing of border of the Russian Federation”, three of them were injured.

All captured sailors told investigators that they are prisoners of war.


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