The first preliminary meeting in the case of the attempt on the life of employees of special forces "Berkut" during the mass riots in Kiev in 2014 began in the Kiev district court of Simferopol.
The first indictment in the present case concerning Alexander Kostenko approved by the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya, reports news Agency.
first it was claimed that Polonskaya own persona will be to support the prosecution in court. Remember, the Crimean Prosecutor's office approved the indictment in the criminal case concerning Alexander Kostenko 1986.. Kostenko was placed in jail by a court decision in the Crimea, on 8 February this year. According to the Ukrainian correspondents, in December-February 2014 Kostenko for example took an active part in security operations against the authorized authorities. The very popular and he and his comrade by the name Krasnov received after the publication of the video of torture of workers of "Berkut" in the building of Kyiv city administration. 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. The epicenter of the riots was Kiev's main square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square), which was first occupied by supporters of European integration, and later became a place of confrontation between the security forces and radicals. The clashes, during which the radicals many times used small arms and Molotov cocktails, dozens of human lives, as well as among them, from the composition of the Crimean special forces "Berkut" territorial and internal troops.