The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine said more than 200 employees of the police Department on suspicion in Commission of illegal actions concerning participants of mass protests on the Maidan in Kiev, said Tuesday the head of the Department of special investigations the main investigation Department of the SE of Ukraine Serhiy Gorbatyuk.
"in General, verified the illegal activities of law enforcement officers more than 1000 people. Of them are currently prosecuted under the criminal code, it is reported about suspicion more than 200 people, " - said Gorbatyuk at a press conference. According to his statement, to ensure public order in Kyiv from November 2013 to February 2014 attracted more than fifteen thousand militiamen.
Mr. Yan said that in the nearly two years of investigation, no one suspected of committing crimes on Maidan have not received a guilty verdict. According to him, such cases are in the courts, and courts now must make a decision." Specifically, the sentences, the trials are still ongoing. It is the decisions of the courts that we expect, " - said Gorbatyuk, answering the question, why still nobody brought to justice.
General the Kiev square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti was occupied by supporters of European integration November 21, 2013, immediately After the statement of the government Mykola Azarov about temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty on the Union with the EU. Later Maidan became the epicenter of confrontation between security forces and radicals. The clashes, during which the opposing political force many times had used firearms and " Molotov cocktails ", were dozens of casualties.
After a violent seizure of power in Ukraine on February 22, 2014 the law enforcement leaders of Ukraine, appointed new Kyiv authorities, published interim results of the investigation of the " sniper case ". Responsible for the death of over 100 people, the Military put on his political opponent - former President Viktor Yanukovych. Then it was stated that almost 20 fighters of special forces "Berkut" suspected in the shooting at Instytutska street. Yanukovych and Employees of "Berkut" deny the attachment to killing.
before Yanukovych stated that he did not give the order to fire on peaceful protesters and even gave orders to put all police units From Kiev.