The protection of Alexander Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev filed a lawsuit in the Supreme administrative court of Ukraine To President Petro Poroshenko on the recognition of Russian citizens prisoners of war, which does not allow to apply criminal prosecution, said the lawyer Erofeev Oksana Sokolovsky.
"Yesterday (Monday) a lawsuit was filed To the President of Ukraine in relation to the recognition of our clients and Erofeeva (Alexander) Alexandrov combatants (prisoners of war) during the Geneva Convention and its protocols due to the fact that they are prisoners of war, and it cannot be used in criminal prosecution in congruence with the norms of the criminal procedure code, because we are parties to those conventions they have ratified by Ukraine ", - said Sokolov, RIA " Novosti ".
She said that prisoners of war are required to use separate rules for content and sharing. According to Sokolowski, a third party in this lawsuit are the security Service of Ukraine and Prosecutor General's office. Sokolowski explained that the lawsuit was filed By the state of Ukraine in the person of the President as the guarantor of the Constitution." Not one of them can be used in criminal proceedings because they are subject To standards associated with prisoners of war, " said She. Before Tuesday Erofeev and Aleksandrov were brought in the Goloseevsky district court of Kiev. Remember, the 17th of may was announced about the detention in the locality Happiness in the Donbas 2 military who identified themselves as Russian contract servicemen who served in the special forces: Alexandra Alexandrova, and Eugene Erofeev. In the Russian defense Ministry asked them to stop the torture and release of two former soldiers. Relatives of captured Russian citizens also confirmed that they had resigned from the army. On may 22, a court in Kiev arrested Alexander and Erofeev. They were charged with terrorism. On may 27, Ukrainian media reported that Alexandrov wants to cooperate with the investigation. Erofeev to assist the investigation did not want.