The lawyers for the citizens of Russia Evgeny Erofeev and Aleksandr Aleksandrov asked the Court to defer consideration of the case from Kiev to Lugansk region.
about this lawyer Erofeev Oksana Sokolovsky and lawyer Alexandrov Konstantin Kravchuk asked the Court in the process of judicial review on Tuesday. The court was removed to resolve this issue. According to Sokolovsky, the case is obliged to place in the area Novoaydarsky Lugansk region, not in Kiev, as there was imputed to the Russians the crime, and the case be obliged be treated there at the jurisdiction.
The main military Prosecutor's office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, considers that the case be obliged be discussed in Kiev since the vast majority of participants live in Kiev or close to it, and the Court in the Luhansk region is located so close to the war zone.
Also, due to the failures of jurisdiction, Sokolovsky considers it necessary to return the result of the indictment against Russian citizens." I believe that this indictment should be returned to the prosecution, " said the lawyer.
Ukrainian Military in the Donbass tied like 2 Russian military on may 16. In the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation said that Aleksandr Erofeev and Evgeny Alexandrov are residents of Russia, 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.
The investigation accuses Russian citizens in terrorist activities, waging aggressive war, illegal border crossing, illegal circulation of arms and ammunition, illegal possession of weapons, illegal entry to the occupied territories, as well as the outbreak of military conflict.