Illegally convicted in Russia Nikolay Karpyuk and Stanislav Klyh ask the Ministry of justice to translate them to serve time in Ukraine.
About this on his page in Facebook wrote the Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine Sergei Petukhov.
«I received the request to transfer to Ukraine by Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislaus Cliche illegally convicted in Chechnya. Immediately send the appropriate requests to the Russian Federation», — he wrote.
As reported, on November 21 Zavodskoy district court of Grozny sentenced Klich on case about the insult of the public Prosecutor of Salambek Yunusov to 240 hours of compulsory work, replacing them with one month of imprisonment.
We will remind, in may 2016, the jury in Grozny (Russia) was convicted of the citizens of Ukraine Karpuk and Cliche. According to Russian investigators, they were members of the UNA-UNSO in late 1994 and early 1995, fought against Russian Federal forces in the armed forces proclaimed independence of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. According to the investigation, they participated in the fighting against Russian troops in Grozny, and in particular the battles in the area of the square «Minutka» and at the Presidential Palace.
Both deny all charges.
The human rights center «memorial», which reviewed the case materials Karpyuk and Cliche, came to the conclusion that the charges against them are fabricated and contrary to the real picture of the events of the First and Second Chechen wars. «Memorial» has recognized Cliche and Karpyuk political prisoners.
17 October during a court hearing on charges of Cliche in contempt of court, he said the refusal from his lawyer Marina Dubrovina. Klyh, which previously had mental breakdowns, said he «wants in his defenders of singer Stas Mikhailov«. Russian human rights activist, member of the Public monitoring Commission of Moscow on control over observance of prisoners ‘ rights, Zoya Svetova , said that Klyh crazy because of the torture that it was used during the arrest and during the preliminary investigation.
October 26, judicial Board on criminal cases of the Supreme court dismissed an appeal against the sentence imposed by Ukrainian citizens Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klychu. «The verdict of the Supreme court of the Chechen Republic against Karpyuk and Cliche to leave without change, the appeal – without satisfaction», – said the judge.
The Ministry of justice of Ukraine sent to Russia the request for the transfer home of Mykola Karpyuk, because this statement asked the brother of the convicted person.
On 16 November it became known that Cliche and Karpyuk in the Grozny SIZO-1 visited the Ukrainian consuls. Both prisoners signed documents for filing with authorities of their country’s complaint to the ECHR.
Klyh and Karpyuk asked the justice Ministry to transfer them to Ukraine 30.11.2016