The constitutional court of Russia found violations in the actions of the investigation, which obligates the lawyer not to reveal the secret of the preliminary investigation, said in court.
A complaint to the court, the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, convicted to 20 years in prison on charges of preparing terrorist acts in Crimea, and his lawyer Dmitry dinze, reports RIA "Novosti" letter of the court.
The applicants believed that the rule of the CCP, which provides that a defending Player has no right to disclose data of preliminary investigation, does not meet the standards of this code concerning the right to a fair trial, the adversarial parties and the right of the accused to defense. In addition, they argued that the provision contradicts the Constitution, which guarantees that rights and freedoms are the Supreme value, and observance and protection of rights and freedoms is the responsibility of the country. However, the COP decided that the right to freedom of information has the ability to be limited in this extent is necessary in order to protect the Russian constitutional system, morality, health, rights and lawful interests of other persons, ensuring defense of the country and security of the country." Securing the CPC requirements not to disclose data investigation, violation of which entails criminal responsibility, due to the fact that the investigation and trial of criminal cases of the desire of justice involve maintaining the secrecy obtained in the course of criminal proceedings sensitive information, " explained the court. According to his vision, unreasonable publicity given to this information " can not only lead to the violation of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens, but also seriously complicate the criminal proceedings ".