The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine conducted the interrogation of the President of Petro Poroshenko in the case of the riots in Kiev in January-February 2014. About it reports “Gromadske radio” with reference to the corresponding response of the Supervisory authority, which came to the editorial office.
As it became known publication, the investigation was held yesterday evening, November 18. Within six hours of Poroshenko as a witness was questioned on several episodes in the “case of the Euromaidan”, the details of which were not disclosed.
Earlier “the Ukrainian news” with reference to the administration Poroshenko said that the Ukrainian government received the notification about the call of the President of Petro Poroshenko for questioning, which is scheduled for November 29.
According to the head of the Department of special investigations of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Sergey Gorbatyuk, the Agency sent a summons for questioning Poroshenko on November 15. In interview “to Gromadsky radio” in early November, he said that Poroshenko has more than a year is not to testify in the case about the riots on the Maidan. The assistants to the President, said Gorbatyuk, refer to the workload of the President.
Earlier the state office of public Prosecutor of Ukraine has already called on interrogation as witnesses on the case of execution of participants of protest actions on the Maidan squads “Berkut” in February 2014, former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the leader of the Radical party, Oleg Lyashko, Secretary of the national security and defense of Ukraine Alexander Turchinov, interior Minister Arsen Avakov, Chairman of the Parliament Andrei Parubiy, the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko and the Chairman of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Gennady Moskal.
In November 2013, after the Ukrainian government announced the suspension of the signing of the Association agreement with the EU, in Kiev, the protests began. In January and February 2014 in the main square of Kiev-Maidan and adjacent streets there were clashes between activists and law enforcement officials.
According to local Prosecutor’s office, in January—February after protests in Kiev killed 77 civilians and 13 police officers, another 185 people were injured, about a thousand people received injuries of varying severity.