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Former Ukrainian MP Medianyk charged for separatism

Kyiv's Pechersk District Court has satisfied the petition of the PGO on the 60-day custody of former Party of Regions (PR) MP Volodymyr Medianyk in the frame of the case of the PR’s head Oleksandr Yefremov
Former Ukrainian MP charged for separatism

As stated in the court decision, the PGO’s petition should be satisfied, and Medianyk, as part of a criminal investigation, will be held in custody until October 4, 2016, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to UNIAN.

On August 7, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced the arrest of Medianyk.

As part of Yefremov’s case, the PGO detained another person involved – MP from the Party of Regions Volodymyr Medianyk,” he stated.

According to the PGO, Medianyk is suspected of deliberately acting to change the boundaries of the territory of Ukraine, in violation of the Constitution, which led to some deaths and other serious consequences, and is charged under Article 110 Part 3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

He is also suspected of providing organizational and other assistance in the creation and the activities of the Luhansk People’s Republic terrorist organization and is charged under Article 258-3 Part 1 of the Criminal Code.