The court ordered the Netpolicy to investigate the attack on the “Ukrainian choice – the Right of the people”

The Pechersky district court of Kyiv on 9 December 2016 issued a decision that ordered the National police to investigate crimes committed against the Public movement “the Ukrainian choice — the Right of the people”, its leader Viktor Medvedchuk and the movement. This is the website of the public movement.

“In its decision, the court ordered the National police of Ukraine to the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations information on crimes provided for by part two of article 296, part one 284 of the criminal code of Ukraine, namely: the organization of mass riots and hooliganism in respect of the Public movement “the Ukrainian choice – the Right of the people”, its leader and employees of the organization”, — is spoken in the message.

As recalled in the press service, 21 November 2016, about “thousands of radicals in the center of Kiev made the attack on the office of the Public movement, the attack was accompanied by arson, destruction of property and threats to commit physical violence against the employees.”

“During the arson in the office were more than ten employees Movement. There is a real threat to their lives… In fact to commit such offences “the Ukrainian choice” appealed to Netpolicy, which, in fact, withdrew from the operational investigation,” — reads the statement of the Executive Committee of the “Ukrainian choice”.

Among the organizers, instigators and masterminds of the attack at Medvedchuk called the head of the movement of the OUN N. Kohanivsky and press Secretary of “Right sector” A. Skoropadsky. Also among the participants of the incident was people’s Deputy of Ukraine I. Mosiychuk, according to the social movement.