The Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine has opened disciplinary proceedings regarding judges of the Crimean 278, notified on the Internet office of the Ukrainian Ministry on Thursday.
As notified on the Internet representation, " despite the oath, the judges carried out justice on behalf of the Russian Federation ".
the Ministry recalled that the investigators of the Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine is investigating criminal proceedings concerning judges of Crimea and Sevastopol, which is suspected of treason.
on the Internet representation stated that these judges despite the requirements of Ukrainian law, " violating the judge's oath ", after the annexation of Crimea into the Russian Federation from March 2014 "launched" justice " in the so-called courts of the Republic of Crimea and illegal decisions of the court." It is said that in November and December of 2014 they According to the decrees of the President of the Russian Federation "On the appointment of Federal judges" have moved to serve in these courts.
As recalled by the Ministry, under the criminal code of Ukraine, the judges faces up to fifteen years of punishment with confiscation of property.
Again, the Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legality of the coup d'etat in Ukraine, voted for return to Russia.