The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin said that in the near future is obliged to be submitted to the court one of criminal cases Against ex-the Chairman of fraction of Party of regions in Parliament, Oleksandr Yefremov.
Ephraim brought against two things. The first charges him with abuse of office and forgery (concerns the adoption of the so-called "dictatorial laws" ). Another thing related to incitement of national conflict. Currently Yefremov is placed on house arrest.
"It will be brought to trial. Protection of Ephraim pulled a consequence, had Their limit. On October 16, it will expire on the last day of familiarization with the case materials. He is obliged to sign or not to sign the record on review. Anyway the case is completed and forwarded to the court, "Prosecutor General said in the interview, published on the first day weekend the Ukrainian newspaper" the Facts ".
Adopted by the Parliament in January 2014, in the midst of protests on the main square of Kiev, on the initiative at that time, the ruling Party of regions laws were significantly tightened the rules of holding mass events, introduced criminal liability for libel, has allowed the blocking of Internet resources without the punishment of the court. Then opposing political force called these laws " draconian ". Their adoption has resulted in the aggravation of confrontation between the Maidan and the authorities. At the end of January, the laws were abolished.
A month later the Ukraine was a coup. The Verkhovna Rada ousted Viktor Yanukovych from power, changed the Constitution and appointed early presidential elections, the results of which the new President of the country became Petro Poroshenko. Fresh authorities began to sue the bureaucrats of the Yanukovych criminal cases.