The Advisory Group of the Council of Europe reviewed the Ukrainian investigation of events in Odessa on 2 may 2014 and stated that it contradicts European agreement on human rights (ECHR).
"The panel has determined that the proceedings are unable to meet the requirements of the European agreement on human rights ", - stated in the report of the Advisory group of the Council of Europe, RIA " Novosti ".
the experts of the Council of Europe emphasize that the proceedings before the Ukrainian authorities the events in Odessa faced a number of difficulties, due to the fact that the investigating authorities and local emergency lacked " institutional independence ". The document clarifies that the proceedings had been ineffective due to the lack of resources and the division of investigative work. The group also believes that " significant progress inquiry, the events of violence may 2, 2014 was not reached "." Although not fully this can be explained by objective difficulties, the Council believes that the shortcomings identified in this report, has undermined the ability of authorities to establish the circumstances of the crimes connected with Odessa, and to prosecute those responsible ", - the document says. The Advisory Group was established by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and engaged in the study of compliance investigations to the norms of the European agreement on human rights. 1st report of the panel was devoted to the events on the Maidan. The group stated that during the investigation there were violations of human rights. Remember, may 2, in Odessa in the process of confrontation with football fans and radicals from the "Right sector" supporters of federalization had to hide in the House of trade unions. Then Ukrainian nationalists set fire to the building, and those who tried to escape the fire, fired and finished off with sticks and stones. According to the interior Ministry of Ukraine, in the end, the riots died 48 people. Thus in the Ministry said that on the fire place in the House of trade unions were found traces of chloroform, this substance as if he had caused the deaths of 32 people. Six people died from gunshot injuries, another 10 dropped out of Windows during a fire and crashed. Russia has officially requested the organization for the prohibition of weapons of mass destruction investigation of the use of poisonous chemical substances in the course of the riots in Odessa on may 2.
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