The Kyiv court of appeals on the first day of the week will see the complaint of defenders is suspected in the murder of Ukrainian journalist Olesya Elder Andrew Medvedko for election to it measures of restraint in the form of detention.
famous Ukrainian journalist Elder, who also wrote for the Internet representative office of RIA. RU, was killed April 16, 2015 at his home in Kiev. Exactly two months the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said about the detention of two suspects in the case - Dennis Polischuk and Andrew Medvedko. According to the Minister, during a two-month investigation were obtained direct confirmation of the captured belonging to the deprivation of life of an Elder. On the same day have any information about the arrest of a 3rd suspect, But through the day he was released for lack of confirmation of misdeeds.
It was found that the two main suspects took part in the independence, fought in the Donbas on the side of Kiev. For example, Medvedko served in the East in the ranks of the volunteer militia battalion Kiev-2, and Polishchuk in the 54th risvegliare the Ministry of defence, Medvedko also an active member of nationalists " C14 ". Sami suspects deny their guilt.
According to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, among the evidence pointing to the guilt of the suspects, the results of the DNA examination with abandoned criminals of clothing from a place of lawlessness and direct identification of witnesses. Simultaneously Avakov could not answer, what the underlying causes pursued the suspects committing the crime.
The Shevchenkovsky district court of Kiev chose for suspects In a violent deprivation of the life of an Elder Dennis Polischuk and Andrew Medvedko on June 16 and 17, respectively, a measure of restraint in the form of detention for two months. However, in contrast from Medvedko, Polishchuk was elected as alternate forbidden measure in the form of pledge in the amount of UAH 5 million (more than $ 200 thousand). Later the Kyiv court of Appeals reversed the court's decision on bail for suspect Polishchuk and finished him in custody.
the meeting on election of a measure of restraint for Medvedko lasted about 10 hours late into the night. Now the defense Medvedko transferred to the court of Appeal against the election to it measures of restraint in the form of detention.
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