The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine sent a notification on suspicion of committing especially serious crimes against the national security of the country’s 18 high-ranking Russian officials. According to the head of Department Yury Lutsenko, a written notice was delivered to them on 10 and 15 August.
“On the basis of the evidence collected, August 8, GPU reported about suspicion in Commission of serious crimes against the foundations of Ukraine’s national security, public safety, peace and international rule of law provided for in part 3. 110 [“Infringement of territorial and inviolability of Ukraine”], part 4 of article 27, part 1 article 111, part 1 of article 258-3, part 3, article 258-5, article 436, paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 437, part 2 of article 438 of eighteen persons from among the representatives of the government and the leadership of the armed forces of Russia”, — Lutsenko declared (quoted by 112.ua).
According to Lutsenko, among persons who were given notice, — the adviser of the President of Russia Sergey Glazyev, the former Plenipotentiary presidential envoy in the Crimean Federal district Oleg Belaventsev, Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu and his two deputies, and ten generals from among the high command of the Armed forces of Russia.
According to Lutsenko, the agenda aimed at the place of work of suspects received in the presidential administration and the defense Ministry.
As reported 112.ua the attorney General also added that the GPU is working on the message on suspicion to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.