Prosecutors at the meeting of the Goloseevsky district court of Kiev read out the charges captured in may in Ukraine Russians Alexander Alexandrov and Eugene Erofeev, they acknowledge their offence, reports journalist Last news from the courtroom.
Ukrainian Military in the Donbass tied like 2 Russian military on may 16. In the Russian defense Ministry said that the detainees - Alexander Erofeev and - are residents of the Russian Federation, but at the time of detention they were not active military personnel military power of the Russian Federation. More recently, the court in Kiev passed the decision on placing under arrest of Russian citizens.
at trial, both the Russians expressed readiness to testify." If need be, I will give, " said Yerofeyev.
However, he expressed bewilderment why he is considered to be soldiers. However, the judge did not answer the question asked.
at the last meeting, court had finished preparatory part of the process, extended the detention of the Russians until January 2, 2016 and didn't want to release them under house detention. For its part, the Ukrainian lawyers Erofeev and Alexandrov told about the direction of the Supreme administrative court a claim for recognition of Russian citizens prisoners of war. Such status, according to Geneva Convention relative to the statement of prisoners of war, not to hold against them the criminal proceedings. This lawsuit until not accepted the Supreme administrative court due to detected inaccuracies.