Julia Nasulina. One of the witnesses on the case of terrorist attacks in the Crimea Gennady Afanasiev, has already received 7 years of imprisonment, said that he refused the testimony that He gave earlier in the case of Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, said Last news lawyer Kolchenko Svetlana Sidorkina.
By assumption of the investigation, Sentsov created in Crimea terrorist Commonwealth, was a structural subdivision banned in Russia movement "Right sector" to the exit of the Peninsula from Russia. According to the SC, the defendants from April to may 2014 was set on fire in Simferopol offices of the public organization "Russian community of Crimea" and the local branch of the party " United Russia ". The defendants are also accused of seeking the organization's may 9 2014 the explosion of the monument to Lenin in Simferopol.
As reported, the General Prosecutor's office, the criminal activities of the terrorist brotherhood was suppressed by the FSB in may 2014. Two of the defendant in this case is Alex and He is Gennady Afanasiev already received 7 years of imprisonment, although both cooperated with the investigation and testified on alleged accomplices. Now on the bench of the accused are Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko. On the last working day of the week the prosecution called Afanaseva in the form of a witness.
"He didn't want to testify in court and did not want the testimony that He gave at the preliminary investigation stage, arguing that they were given under duress," said Sidorkin.
the lawyer added that before Afanasiev testified that Sentsov organized terrorist group, which was comprised Kolchenko, who were planning to commit terrorist acts in the Crimea. On the last working day of the week He said he knew Sentsov only As directed, and Kolchenko Previously did not know at all. Yesterday, According to Sidorkin, He is called as a witness, did not want to give fresh evidence in court.
He Sentsov deny that he was a member of " Right sector ", and said that the investigation has no evidence of his belonging to this case, except the testimony of participants other data, He believes, under pressure.
"Right sector" Ukrainian Association of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the Taliban participated in battles with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and with April - in the suppression of protests in the East of Ukraine. In November 2014, the Supreme court has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation. In January, the "Right sector" made in the register is prohibited in Russia organizations. Earlier in the Russian Federation against the leader of the movement Dmitry Yarosh has been prosecuted under the criminal code for incitement of terrorist activity.