The leader of the «Movement novih forces,» the ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili was summoned for questioning by the security Service of Ukraine, writes «Interfax-Ukraine» citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
«Saakashvili summoned to interrogation on 22 December in the Kiev Department of the SBU,» – said the source.
INSIDER reported citing a source in the security Service that Saakashvili will be interrogated as a suspect in criminal proceedings according to article 256 (promotion of members of the criminal organizations and concealment of their criminal activity) the Criminal code of Ukraine, which leads SBU.
12 Nov Saakashvili offered from December 3 to begin the process of «people’s impeachment» of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. His force held several marches «For impeachment.»
On the evening of 8 December, Saakashvili in Kiev detained and placed in temporary detention. He is suspected of receiving from Russia nearly $500 thousand in funding meetings to overthrow the Ukrainian government.
GPU released a video with excerpts of audio recordings of telephone conversations that took place, according to investigators, between Saakashvili, fluent Ukrainian businessman Sergei Kurchenko, a representative Kurchenko, who is not named, and the man around Saakashvili Severina Dangadze.
The Prosecutor demanded for the policy measure in the form of house arrest wearing an electronic bracelet. December 11, Pechersky district court of Kiev decided to reject the prosecution’s request and released Saakashvili in court. The General Prosecutor of Ukraine filed an appeal.
17 Dec Saakashvili in the course of the next March «For impeachment,» said that the protesters organized the staff of the October Palace. The building came supporters of the policy, began clashes with security forces.
Member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs, the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the «popular front» Anton Gerashchenko noted that Saakashvili’s supporters want to seize the building, which hosts children’s matinees. At that time in October the Palace hosted the concert of the jazz orchestra of Glenn Miller.
According to the police of Kiev, the clashes at the October Palace injured 32 police officers. They got to hospital with poisoning unknown substance. In machardie said that injured 60 national guardsmen, 15 of them were hospitalized.
Saakashvili called the situation a provocation to discredit the peaceful protest.
Today he refused to interrogation at the Prosecutor General’s office and asked to transfer his case to the SBU. He said that just come in for questioning in the security Service, if his cause.
Saakashvili was summoned for questioning by SBU 19.12.2017