Citizen of Russia Evgeny Erofeev, who was detained in Ukraine in may, at the trial in Kiev said about using it to pressure and torture during questioning After the restriction of freedom.
in the process of the court session on Thursday the prosecution was shown a video recording of the interrogation Erofeeva, which was made shortly After his arrest.
After the demonstration this video Erofeev said that at some point on the recording " stopped frame "." Some time passed (in record edition), which at the time happens is unknown. I have the opportunity to argue that was torture, the pressure, and then starts again clarifying questions and answers, " he said.
Ukrainian Military in the Donbass tied like 2 Russian military on may 16. In the Russian defense Ministry said that the detainees - Alexander Erofeev and - are residents of the Russian Federation, 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 hearing of the case concerning Russian citizens of the Ukrainian police lasted several months from the time of their detention. Originally Erofeev and Alexandrov was charged with suspicion of terrorist activities. In the process of investigation appeared and fresh suspicions: waging aggressive war, illegal border crossing, illegal movement of weapons and ammunition, illegal possession of weapons, illegal entry to the occupied territories, as well as the outbreak of military conflict. According to these articles, they could face imprisonment in jail for the rest of your life.
Ukrainian lawyer Oksana Erofeeva Sokolovsky considers the vast number of these allegations are unfounded. In her vision, speech should go about spying of Russian citizens, smuggling and carrying of weapons and possible imprisonment on this charge - up to seven years of imprisonment.