Holosiivskyi court of Kyiv rejected the petition of the lawyer of the detainee in Ukraine of Russian Evgeny Erofeev Oksana Sokolovsky on the defendant a prisoner of war.
"To admit (plead) my client Erofeev prisoners of war ", - said Sokolovsky in the process of the court. However, she said that it was important to find out the status of her client, because it will be according to the further course of the court case.
However, the court dismissed the petition, said that it did not apply to the case, reports RIA " Novosti ". Also Goloseevsky district court of Kiev appointed the next meeting on the case of citizens of Russia Erofeev and Alexandrov on November 17, reports the news Agency. Tuesday afternoon court started consideration of criminal case in essence was captured in may in the Ukraine of Russian citizens Alexander Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev. Prosecutors read out charges against Them, they do not perceive themselves as guilty. On 3 November, the protection of Alexander and Erofeeva 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. 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.