The judge of Shevchenkovsky court of Kiev Oleg Linnik considers to be fair his sentence Yuri Krysino, the defendant in the case about the murder of journalist Vyacheslav Veremiya. About this Linnik said «Gromadska».
According to the judge, the indictment stated only of hooliganism and inflicting minor bodily harm.
«That Krysin gathered the people in charge are not specified. I cannot go beyond the charges. He’s in his testimony said that he arranged and collected people. But in the indictment it is not. Also, there is no article about premeditated murder or attempted premeditated murder. The charge was only of hooliganism and light bodily,» said Linnik.
The journalist of the newspaper «Vesti» Veremey was killed during the revolution of dignity – in the night of February 19, 2014 in the center of Kiev. A taxi with a reporter stopped aunts, pulled out the passengers and began to beat them with metal sticks.
Veremiya was beaten by three men, one of them, according to investigators – Krysin. When the reporter broke free and tried to escape, he was shot (the consequence considers that it was made by a resident of Gorlovka Jalal Aliyev, he wanted). The journalist died in hospital from blood loss and his injuries.
According to the investigation, in the criminal world, the Rat is the nickname of the Cabinet, he has more than 10 years of living in Kiev and coordinates aunts. Krysin appears in other criminal proceedings, including an armed assault on one of the capital’s gas stations in may 2016.
On December 22 the judge Linnik recognized Rat guilty and has appointed to it punishment in the form of four years with a probation period of two years under part 4 of article 296 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (hooliganism, that is a gross violation of public order, which is accompanied by special impudence or the exclusive cynicism, made by a group of persons with the use of firearms or cold weapon).
The Prosecutor’s office plans to appeal the court’s decision and to provide him with a real deprivation of liberty for a term of six years.
25 December in Kiev held a protest, whose participants demanded tougher punishment for the Rat.
The judge Linnik considers to be fair his sentence Krysino 28.12.2017