The head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak and the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin reported to the President Petro Poroshenkothat it detected and partially identified the weapon that killed Euromaidan participants.
On Friday February 5, reported the press service head of state.
Gritsak reported that the investigation materials of criminal proceedings related to events 2013-2014 (Revolution of Dignity), the security Service adopted a number of investigative measures, which were found fragments of 23 firearms, a rifle that shot on the Maidan. The weapon was damaged mechanically, cut identification numbers. According to the results of the examination of the SBU identified 12 of the 23 weapons.
«With the big share of probability it is possible to say that the fragments 22 Kalashnikov rifles and one Kalashnikov machine gun, except this is a single barrel twelve-gauge hunting shotguns», — said Hrytsak.
He also said that after receiving the findings of the examination of the relevant materials were sent to the gpou and the interior Ministry.
In turn, the Prosecutor General Shokin said: «the Investigation revealed that this weapon killed the Maidan protesters».
He promised soon to tell, in what cases it was used.
The President stressed that all those responsible for the shooting of protesters must be brought to justice, including those who gave criminal orders. According to him, these materials are «substantially increase the evidence base for prosecution of particular officials, not only those who were killed because of these weapons Ukrainian Heroes, but we can trace and those who ordered these weapons were issued, customers and organizers of murder, significantly improves the evidence base».
Poroshenko also noted that he will insist that the Verkhovna Rada at the nearest session amended the law on in absentia justice to all the guilty were punished.
Earlier in the SBU established that the victims of Maidan activists on 20 February 2014 at Instytutska street in Kyiv was not 39, and 48. Also we completed the investigation on 80 counts related to the infliction of gunshot wounds.
Reference: Euromaidan and the investigation of murder of protesters in Kiev
At the end of November 2013, the refusal of the Ukrainian government from signing the Association Agreement with the European Union became the root cause of mass in the modern history of the state of the protests. In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on November 21, 2013 decided to suspend the process of preparations for signing the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, which must be signed at the Vilnius summit of «Eastern partnership» on November 28-29.
After the beating , dozens of students on Independence square in Kiev by the police special forces «Berkut» on the night of 30 November 2013, on the streets of cities of Ukraine there were hundreds of thousands of citizens.
The protests lasted from late November to late February 2014, received the name «Euromaidan», «Maidan», and some of the later «Revolution of Dignity». The result was that then-President Viktor Yanukovych in February, after the mass shooting of unarmed civilians on the Maidan in Kiev and fled to Russia.
More than a hundred civilians killed during the overthrow of the authoritarian regime of Viktor Yanukovych in the winter of 2013-2014, are called the Heavenly hundred.
According to the Ministry of health of Ukraine, since 18 February 2014 in clashes in Kiev suffered 1 528 people were killed 106 members of anti-government protests.
On suspicion of involvement in the killings in Kiev in winter 2013-2014 have already arrested two senior leaders of the security service of Ukraine (SBU), as well as three officers and two soldiers of «Berkut».
We are talking about the former head of the counterintelligence Department of the security service of Ukraine, General Vladimir, the Ox, and the former head of the security service of Ukraine in Kiev and Kiev region Alexander Shchegolev. Bull accused in the overall planning and implementation of the special operation on suppression of mass protests, as well as in the implementation of the orders of the chief of the Fifth Department of the FSB Sergei Conversation, O. O., which coordinated a «clean up» the Maidan from the Kremlin; Shchegoleva — a deliberate arson House of trade unions, where the headquarters of the opposition.
As for Colonel «alpha» and at that time the head of Department of coordination special purpose of Department of combat and special training of GU VV Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, 45-year-old Sergei Ivanovich Asvalue (aka «ACA», «AU»), whose identity was allegedly established media and, in fact, the «Maidan» during a mass shooting, charges against him were not filed. In the summer of 2014 he told the reporters about her active participation in the ATO. Note that in the documents of the parliamentary temporary investigative Commission headed by Gennady Moskal it is Asavelûk was named one of the officers directly involved in the death of the «Heavenly hundreds» .
Through the interior Ministry for the killing on the Maidan is detained the militia Lieutenant Colonel — Deputy commander of the regiment of militia of a special purpose of head Department of the MIA of Ukraine in Kiev (former «Golden eagle») Oleg Janiszewskiand two its subordinates — ordinary «Berkut» Paul Abroskin and Sergey Zinchenko. Supervisor Zinchenko and Abroskin, major «Berkut» Dmitry Gardener has escaped from house arrest and, according to some reports, is hiding in Putin’s Russia.
Janiszewski Gardener, Zinchenko and Abroskin are on episode 20 February 2014, when on Institute in Kiev from the bullets of security forces killed 39 people. The events of that day are best investigated during a pretrial investigation, which cannot be said about other episodes, especially about the first deaths on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti and Grushevskogo street.
Involved in crimes against civil patrol avtomaydanovtsev in the night of 22 to 23 January 2014 the commander of a company №1 of Kyiv’s «Berkut» Michael Dobrovolsky is under
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