The Pechersky district court of Kiev ended detention of the former head of security Service of Ukraine in Kyiv and Kyiv region Alexander Shchegolev on suspicion of belonging to the deprivation of life of active participants of " euromaidan ", said on the Last working day of the week the lawyer of the aggrieved Paul Dikan.
"Today the Pechersk district court chose the measure of restraint in the form of arrest," said Dikan, reports RIA " Novosti ".
The position of the head of the SBU in the period From 9 January 2013 to 22 February 2014 taken by Alexander Yakimenko. From April 2013 capital management the SBU headed Shchegolev. As reported before, the Ukrainian media, the chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine informed Yakimenko, his former Deputy Vladimir Totsky and Shchegoleva about what they suspected in the illegal Declaration of the anti-terrorist operation on 18 February 2014 during the protests of supporters of European integration. In March, the Pechersk court chose Shchegolev a measure of restraint in the form of hour house arrest. Not so long ago the Prosecutor's office said about the fact that he is suspected similarly, of belonging to the deprivation of life of active participants of " euromaidan ". Thursday, August 20, Shchegolev was captured. In February, the chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine announced the establishment of all the fighters of " Berkut ", As if relevant to the shooting of protesters on Maidan. Notice of the charges received 22 fighter and the commander of the unit. Former employees suspected of abuse of office that caused grave consequences, the Commission upon a preliminary collusion, premeditated murders and attempted murders of several people, and equally in the loss of a service weapon. Until now no one took on their own shoulders the responsibility for the deaths of protesters and police on the Maidan at the beginning of the preceding, despite the fact that the number of victims has exceeded 100 people. More than fifty percent of them were killed in the morning on 20 February at the Independence square and the street Institute. The new Ukrainian government was accused of shooting at protesters fighters " Berkut ". It was reported that the order sniping gave Viktor Yanukovych, and carry out the operation helped the Russian intelligence services. In the Russian Federation challenged the inclusion of these events and question the conclusions of the Ukrainian authorities. At the same time in early March, we announced a wiretap conversation of the Supreme Commissioner of EU on foreign relations Catherine Ashton and Estonian foreign Minister Urmas Paet. The latter said that the protesters and law enforcement officers forcibly deprived of life of one and the same snipers, and it would be beneficial it is the opposition, not the government.