Court to consider extension of arrest of Kuzmenko and Antonenko today – activists
At the Pechersky district court in Kiev, at 2 p.m., a hearing is scheduled to consider a request for an extension of the detention of a suspect in the case of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet to a doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko.
This has been reported in the Facebook Free Dr. Kuzmenko community.
“An hour ago, Yulia Kuzmenko’s lawyer was informed that today, at 2 p.m., a hearing was scheduled at the Pechersk district court in Kiev (Vladimirskaya, 15) to examine an extension request of Yulia Kuzmenko’s detention. Julia’s petition was delivered in a hurry on Friday, “activists said.
For its part, the Facebook community of Free Riff said that in the same court at 3:00 p.m. Monday, a court session will be held to examine the prosecution’s request for an extension of Antonenko’s detention.
As indicated, Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced on December 12, 2019 the detention and the suspicion of the accused in the case of the murder of Sheremet.
In particular, the investigation suspects the doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, the nurse of one of the paratrooper battalions Yan Dugar and the ATO veteran Andrei Antonenko.
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Kuzmenko and Antonenko are now in prison. Dugar was elected as a preventive measure in the form of a night arrest.
On May 21, lawyer Leonid Maslov said that the investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet had changed the suspicions of Andrei Antonenko and Yulia Kuzmenko. Subsequently, the media reported that Dugar had also changed the suspicion.
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On May 22, another lawyer for Dugar, Nikolai Orekhovsky, said that the preliminary investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet was finished.
Journalist Pavel Sheremet died on July 20, 2016 in Kiev following a car explosion.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru