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Lutsenko promised a speedy conclusion to the investigation of the shootings on the Maidan

Луценко пообещал скорое завершение следствия о расстрелах на МайданеThe investigation of the shootings on the Maidan can be completed before the end of the year.

This opinion was expressed by the Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko in interview to the Radio Liberty project “Now”.

“A team of prosecutors and investigators report to me about readiness in the fourth quarter of this year to finish the investigation of the shootings on the Maidan. Tragic pages 18, 19, 20, 21st (February – ed.) now find their legal assessment in the revised suspicion. It has been done. And the next steps in the examination and indictment. By the fourth quarter we will do, and this might be the most important to restore justice in our country decision”, – said Lutsenko.

As you know, in February 2016, the court combined the criminal proceedings against former employees of special division “Berkut” Alexander marinchenko, Sergei Temtory, Oleg Janiszewski, accused in the shooting of 48 activists Euromayday, with the proceedings against Sergey Zinchenko and Paul Abroskin, accused of killing 39 protesters on 20 February 2014, on Institutskaya street. In may 2016 Svyatoshinskiy court began the trial on the merits of the case against five former Berkut officers. They are charged with abuse of power, unlawful use of a weapon, homicide and causing bodily harm Maidan activists. Former fighters of special division “Berkut” do not admit guilt on any of the items.

Overall, according to the Prosecutor of the General Prosecutor Janis Simon, failed to identify the 25 law enforcement officers, gunman on campus. 20 of them right now.

According to the Prosecutor General, during the Euromaidan hurt 2,5 thousand persons, from them 104 persons were lost. Subsequently the killed participants of the protests became known as the Heavenly hundred.

According to the Ministry of internal Affairs, in the period from 18 February to 2 March 2014 during a performance in Kiev center killed 17 security officers.

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