The Supreme court (SC) of Chechnya on Thursday has denied the Faith Savchenko the status of the defender of the Ukrainian nationalist accused of hostilities against Russia during the first Chechen war, said Last news press Secretary of the court Andarbek Kaimov.
according to media reports, Vera Savchenko is sister of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, currently on trial in Rostov region accused of complicity In a violent deprivation of the life of the Russian correspondents in the summer of 2014.
The armed forces of Chechnya is now considering, with the participation of a jury case under the criminal code against the Ukrainian nationalists Nicholas Karpuk and Stanislaw Cliche, which, according to the investigation, during the first Chechen war participated in combat actions against Federal forces.
Both were members of "Ukrainian national Assembly - Ukrainian national self-defense" (UNA-UNSO).
"Faith Savchenko was deprived of the status of the defender Karpuk for repeated violations of the rules of conduct in a judicial meeting, and the verbal humiliation that the presiding judge," explained Chaimov.
during the meeting, the Prosecutor continued to read out the testimony Karpuk given to them in the process of preliminary investigation, but the defendant said that he had given it under duress.
"Karpyuk said that on preliminary investigation he was to use unlawful methods of investigation. Again, After a large number of observations, the presiding judge removed him from the courtroom for failure to follow instructions conduct. After the break, he was returned to the hall, " said the head of the Department.
in addition, during the trial, the accused Klychu had to call an ambulance because of his complaints about health. Doctors gave him the necessary assistance and confirmed that it can continue to participate in the course.
currently on the case adjourned until November 3.
according to the SC of the Russian Federation, Clich was an ordinary fighter, and Karpyuk one of the Directors of the gang " Viking ", in which, among others, fought the current leader of the "Right sector" Dmitry Yarosh. Another famous member was Alexander Muzychko by nickname " Sasha White ", played a prominent role in the events in Ukraine and killed Ukrainian police in 2014.
The result imposes on the fighters Viking killing More than 30 and wounding at least 13 Russian military in the process of fighting in Grozny in 1994-1995.
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