The human rights center "memorial" has identified factual errors and contradictions in the prosecution in the case of members of UNA-UNSO in Grozny, the consideration of which was continued on the first day of the week in the Supreme court of the Chechen Republic, informs a press-service of the organization.
in mid-October the court Supreme court of Chechnya began considering the case of Inhabitants of Ukraine Stanislav Cliche and Nicholas Karpuk, suspected of involvement in hostilities on the side of the nationalist organization "Ukrainian national Assembly - Ukrainian national self-defence" (UNA-UNSO) in 1994-1995 against the Russian military.
"Comparing them among themselves and with external independent sources, we have identified a large number of factual errors and contradictions in the description of the events in Grozny at the end of 1994 and early 1995," according to the report of human rights center.
"Factual errors, inaccuracies, and absurdities, which is filled with the indictment, enables us to summarize the insolvency of the allegations in General ", - informs the press service of " Memorial ".
Karpyuk and Clich are charged with leadership and participation in the gang, murder 2 and no less than persons, as well as attempted murder 2 and no less persons in connection with the exercise of his duty. It was aimed in the Supreme court of the Chechen Republic for examination on the merits.
By assumption the investigation, Karpyuk, together with Dmitry Korchinsky and other persons from among the Directors and members of UNA-UNSO arrived from Ukraine to Chechnya, in order from an armed group together with members of gangs operating in the Republic and headed by Aslan Maskhadov and Shamil Basayev, attacks and killings of Residents, soldiers of the Russian Federation and workers of the police organization.
As previously stated the Investigative Committee, carrying out the orders of the Directors of the gang, Karpyuk and Alexander Muzychko led a gang named " Viking ", which also included members of the UNA-UNSO Dmitry Yarosh, Yuri Dolzhenko, Alexander Malofeyev, Stanislav Klich. In the period from December 1994 to January 1995 Karpyuk, Klyh, Malofeyev along with other members of the gang many times actively participated in clashes with soldiers of the Russian Federation within a Presidential Palace, the square of the Moment and the train station of Grozny, which killed More than 30 soldiers and 13 military were injured health of different severity.
The Supreme court of the Russian Federation in November 2014 was included in the list of extremist organizations " Right sector ", "Ukrainian national Assembly - Ukrainian national self-defense" (UNA-UNSO), the Ukrainian organization "Brotherhood" and "Trident behalf of Stepan Bandera and the Ukrainian insurgent army" (UPA). Full list of banned extremist organizations