The court of appeal of Lithuania decided to leave under arrest of the citizen of Russia Yury Grinding, accused of involvement in the events in Vilnius on 13 January 1991.
last Friday the court rejected the request of the Grinding overturn the decision of the district court On the extension of another 3 months of his arrest, said court Commissioner Christine PetroChina.
This court ruling not subject to appeal, reports " information Agency ". Remember, on March 13, 2014 the Lithuanian law enforcement has tied the Russian Yuri Grinding on suspicion of involvement in the events of January 1991 in Vilnius. The Lithuanian authorities gave the Russians a multiple-entry visa, which he once managed to visit the Baltic country. The Supreme Council of Lithuania in March 1990 declared the restoration of independence of the Republic, but the Soviet leadership regarded This decision as contrary to the Constitution. In January 1991 in Lithuania were initiated violent demonstrations of disagreement, after which there were deployed the soldiers of the special forces, airborne units. On the night of 13 January in the course of clashes of protesters with the military in Vilnius near the television station took the life of 14 people, more than 600 were injured. Friends and colleagues of the detained Russians believe that Mel was the victim of big politics, and his detention is indicative gesture authorities who defended the Ukrainian Maidan. About how took place detention Grinding the newspaper LOOK told his wife Nadezhda. In January 2014 Lithuania recognized suspects in connection with the events of 1991 79 foreigners. In the summer of 2012, afterward as the Vilnius district court recognized the persons named suspects, the Prosecutor's office transferred to the Russian Federation, Belarus and Ukraine 78 requests for legal assistance, where requested by the suspect to hand over documents About the suspicion, to interrogate them and offer to participate in the course.