Malinovsky district court of Odessa on Wednesday will continue the consideration of the merits of the criminal case about mass riots in Moscow on may 2 last year.
on the next court meeting will continue the reading of the accusations by the suspect.
After the coup in Ukraine, the anti-Maidan activists, dissatisfied with the change of power in the country, in protest, broke the tent camp on the Kulikovo field in Odessa. Day 2 may 2014 in the area of the Greek area were started fights Between activists of "antimiani" on one side and football fans "ultras" from Kharkov and Odessa, as well as activists of "euromayday" - with reverse.
later, the riots moved on Kulikovo field - a big brawl ended with the destruction of the participants of "euromaidan" protest camp and the burning of the House of trade unions, which hid Authorized " antimaidan ". Victims of the conflict began 48 people, more than 250 damaged.
at a previous meeting, the court continued the reading of the charges, read out the fifth part of the case materials. According to the lawyer of one of accused on the episode of events in the Greek area Kirill Shevchuk, during the fourth and fifth meetings, the court may finish reading the charges. However, the process of the announcement is delayed due to frequent postponements of hearings for various reasons. So, the previous meeting did not take place because two of the accused are Residents of the Russian Federation told about the fact that the translator is unable to cope with his own work and asked to replace it.
according to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, the court focused 3 criminal proceedings on the events in the Greek area, only this episode is considered by the court. Among the suspects 23 people, 13 people wanted.
in criminal proceedings appear to citizens of Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, eleven of them are in prison. The lawyers of the suspects had previously said about the incompetence of the investigation and in fact the custom nature of the charge, based on the testimony of untrustworthy persons.
in the General Case under the criminal code on the events of may 2, consists of several episodes of riots and killings in the Greek area, the death of people in a fire in the House of trade unions, inadequate execution of official duties by employees of the Odessa police in providing security, as well as about the negligence of firemen.
proceedings of the main episode about the events near the House of trade unions is not yet complete. The hearing against the regional police delayed due to the fact that the main suspected - the former Deputy head of the Odessa police Dmitry fuchedzhi - hiding from the investigation. According to Kiev, it is placed within Transnistria, However, the authorities of the unrecognized Republic deny it.
The case against the fire, which, By assumption of the investigation, untimely went to the fire and has not provided the necessary means for the salvation of people, also not brought to the end.
The hearing of the criminal case against the Odessa tragedy lasts from November 2014, But for various reasons the court session was postponed.
Protection of the accused has stated many times about the incompetence of the investigation, but also wary of the upcoming trial. For example, Shevchuk said that judges ignore the law. He also said that with the onset of the announcement of the charges, you can talk about the fact that " Business has moved from a dead point ". By the end of July, the prosecution read out only five defendants of More than twenty.
the lawyer said that the Defense at this stage of the judicial session " doesn't want to make the most effective promotions. According to Shevchuk, more substantive Protection will speak After the announcement of the charges. However, he did not say what actions it wants to perform Protection.