The lawyers of former members of the special forces of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine " Berkut ", disbanded in 2014, consider it necessary to question current and former bureaucrats in court proceedings, informs news Agency".
According to the ex- "berkuts" Stefan Reshko, soldiers of the detachment of special purpose orders received from the President the Minister of the interior, which, for its part, ordered down the hierarchy.
"If the charge formula is built on the fact that the leader gave the order to the Minister, and he passed the order down the hierarchy, and it is concluded that ordinary soldiers fulfilled the criminal order is unreasonable to use a weapon, without a doubt, all officials vertically we need to question," said the lawyer.
Stefan Reshko insists on questioning 140 witnesses, in which officials, senior government post of Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, head of the security service of Ukraine Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, 1st Vice-speaker Andriy Parubiy, and others.
the lawyer also said that the criminal procedure rule Ukraine gives the opportunity to question witnesses, even If they are within other countries.
Kiev's main square Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) was occupied by supporters of European integration November 21, 2013, immediately after the announcement of the government of Mykola Azarov about temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty of Union with the EU. Later Maidan has become the focus of opposition forces and radicals. The clashes, during which opposing political force many times used small arms and Molotov cocktails, dozens of human lives. On the night of 30 November 2013 police dispersed a rally in Central Kiev. The Ukrainian authorities later realized that police disproportionately applied force.
at the end of February 2014, in Ukraine there was a coup, fresh authorities placed the responsibility for all incidents occurred in the process of Euromaidan, the past leaders of the country. Were criminal cases relative to the number of bureaucrats, and the riot police "Berkut" was dissolved.