Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko 1 Feb television announced the completion of a pretrial investigation on the case of the shootings on the Maidan. The head of the GPU was assured that the Agency has all the evidence to send the case to court.
“We believe that we have all the evidence to be submitted to court, in particular, independent scientific expertise that the team of Yanukovych and the Chairman of the SBU Yakimenko, head of the interior Ministry Zakharchenko and their subordinates led to the shooting of peaceful people on the Maidan,” – said Lutsenko.
Charges former leaders of the state provides for life imprisonment.
However, the lawyer for the families of the Heavenly hundred heroes Evgenia Zakrevskaya denied the completion of the investigation.
The investigation of the shootings on the Maidan is not finished. All investigative experiments are not carried out. Examination not completed. Questioning everything is not carried out. Videos and pictures are all not collected and processed,
– the lawyer wrote Facbook.
Lutsenko’s statement on the completion of the investigation Zakrevsky regarded as an attempt to curtail the investigation.
“That is to stop. That is to fail. To dissolve the investigators. To hammer the bolt. To leave as is. Finally throw off this strange Gestalt and forget how terrible dream. It’s not the same, “to complete the investigation, to transfer indictments to the court and obtain convictions,” wrote the lawyer.
What the Maidan Revolution of Dignity?
Protests in Ukraine in 2013-2014 against corruption, an arbitrariness of militiamen and special forces of the regime of Viktor Yanukovych and in support of the European vector of Ukraine’s foreign policy. From-for collisions of activists of the Euromaidan with the security forces in the center of Kiev killed more than 100 protesters. The dead began to be called the Heavenly hundred. After the events on the Maidan, the then-President Yanukovych fled the country.