Detained in Ukraine Russian citizens Aleksandr Erofeev and Evgeny Alexandrov at the meeting of the Goloseevsky district court of Kiev has told, that do not recognize the charges against them.
"No, not admit," said each of them, reports the news Agency. At a meeting Thursday for about 2 and a half hours Authorized prosecutors read out the indictment. The defendants made a number of charges under articles of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
for example, they are accused of "waging aggressive war on preliminary arrangement by group of persons" illegal crossing of the Ukrainian-Russian border on the uncontrolled territory of Donbass, illegal possession, transfer and use of arms, support for the activities of the self-proclaimed LNR terrorist activities. Erofeev and Aleksandrov expressed readiness to testify in the case. Authorized Prosecutor's office has not announced the kind of retribution they will seek for the defendants. Last Tuesday Goloseevsky regional court started consideration of the Criminal case against Erofeev and Alexandrov. At the last court meeting, the court ended preparatory meeting and appointed the trial on the merits. At the same time, the protection of Alexander and Erofeeva filed a lawsuit in the Supreme administrative court of Ukraine to President Petro Poroshenko on the recognition of Russian citizens prisoners of war, which does not allow to apply criminal prosecution. Remember, the 17th of may was announced about the detention in the locality Happiness in the Donbas 2 military who identified themselves as Russian contract servicemen who served in the special forces: Alexandra Alexandrova, and Eugene Erofeev. In the Russian defense Ministry asked them to stop the torture and release of two former soldiers. Relatives of captured Russian citizens also confirmed that they had resigned from the army. On may 22, a court in Kiev arrested Alexander and Erofeev. They were charged with terrorism. On may 27, Ukrainian media reported that Alexandrov wants to cooperate with the investigation. Erofeev to assist the investigation did not want.