Russia's Supreme court on Wednesday upheld the verdict of two members of the Ukrainian extreme right-wing organization UNA-UNSO Nicholas Karpyuk And Stanislav Klychu.
By assumption, IC Russia, Karpyuk, together with other members of the UNA-UNSO* came from Ukraine to Chechnya, together with the members of the gang of Aslan Maskhadov And Shamil Basayev to fight against Russian troops, RIA " Novosti ".
According to SK, Karpyuk together with Alexander Muzychko (was known As "Sashko Bilyi" ) led a band with the name " Viking ", which also included members of the UNA-UNSO Dmitry Yarosh, Yuri Dolzhenko, Alexander Malofeev And Klyh. In the period from December 1994 to January 1995, Karpyuk, Klyh, Malofeev And others have many times taken an active part in the clashes with the Russian military in Grozny, the process of which was forcibly deprived of life More than 30 soldiers And wounded at least 13. Before the Supreme court of Chechnya sentenced Karpyuk And Cliche to 22, 5 And 20 years in a strict regime colony. The prosecution was asked to leave the sentence Karpiuk And Clichu in force." Please reject the appeal of protection Karpyuk And Cliche on a verdict of guilty And leave the sentence without changes", Greg said the state Prosecutor in the Supreme court of Russia. Lawyers for the defendants appealed the verdict to cancel And make a new one – acquittal. For example, the defense pointed out that the participants of the case has an alibi, the accused used to torture and the trial took place with non-compliances of the provisions of the Criminal procedure code of Russia. Defendants Karpyuk And Klyh participated in the course via videoconferencing while in prison. On Wednesday, the lawyer Ilya Novikov said that Hope Savchenko arrived in the capital of Russia for participation in the trial in the case of members of the Ukrainian extreme right-wing organization UNA-UNSO Nicholas Karpyuk And Stanislaus Cliche. Later it was announced that Savchenko came to the Supreme court of Russia in the capital of Russia. Before the trip to the capital of Russia Hope Savchenko delivered the speech with a video message to his followers on Facebook." for myself I know How important it is, When in the court room where you are sitting in a cage, there are Ukrainians. When there is someone to shout: "Glory to Ukraine!" – And hear in response: "glory to the Heroes!" And then you realize that you have not thrown their And the struggle continues, And you get power ", Greg told her. Karpyuk was arrested in Russia in March 2014, Klyh – in the last month of the summer of the same year. As reported by SK, they referred to the gang, consisting of " members of the nationalist organization UNA-UNSO ". According to the Russian investigation, at the end of 1994 – 1995 they fought in Chechnya against Russian Federal forces. Karpyuk, according to media reports, is one of the Directors of the UNA-UNSO And the representative banned in Russia as extremist Ukrainian organization " Right sector* ". Remember, after negotiations with the relatives of the dead in the Donbass correspondents And, at their request, Russian President Vladimir Putin on 25 may signed an order On pardon of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, convicted on the case about the murder of journalists VGTRK in the Donbass. Savchenko was brought to Ukraine. On the same day in the Russian Federation returned prisoners in Ukraine And pardoned by the President of this country Petro Poroshenko, the citizens of Russia, Alexander Alexandrov And Evgeny Erofeev.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"