In the seaside court of Odessa on Tuesday from 3 attempts began the proceedings activist "evromaydana" Sergei Hodiak accused of forcible deprivation of life, at least, one of the activists of Kulikovo field during the events of may 2.
in the preparatory meeting of the court the defence for the accused demanded to return the indictment to the Prosecutor, because it is not quite correctly describes the incident, reports the Odessa magazine " Timer ". According to the lawyer, the Prosecutor should assess the actions of the victims, for example, the deceased Eugene Lozinskogo and to consider them as mitigating circumstance.
in April the Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine reported that during the riots in Odessa Hodiak, armed with firearms – hunting rifle equipped with buckshot cartridges, made several aimed shots in the direction group of people. In the end he killed one person and injured police officers. Anyway, is suspected In a violent deprivation of the life of a supporter of the euromaidan is on the loose without restraint. The Commissioner of state charge in court said that he sees no reason to keep Hodiak under arrest. As for the arrested active participants of the Maidan " the same Prosecutor invariably requires imprisonment, for the reason that they are under arrest for more than 1 year. On may 2 of last year came from Kiev militants of the extremist group "Right sector**" (banned in Russia) and the so-called self-defense Maidan burned the tent city organized by Odessa citizens to collect signatures in support of a referendum on the issue of federalization. Then they torched the House of trade unions, which hid the protesters. In the end, cost the lives of 48 people, more than 200 were injured health. Just on the case on the bench of the accused was 21 people, 10 of whom are in jail. The defendants in this criminal proceeding – only Authorized " Antimaidan ".
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"