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 Commander of Berkut regiment, who was involved in execution of Heavenly Hundred has been detained - SBU Acting Head Hrytsak

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The SBU detained one of the commanders of the Berkut special police regiment during the raid in Kyiv today. The man was involved in murders on the Maidan during the Revolution of Dignity.

This was announced by Acting Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak at a briefing with representatives of foreign diplomatic missions in Ukraine, Censor.NET informs citing the press center of the SBU.

According to Hrytsak, the detainee is reasonably suspected of involvement in the execution of protesters in February 2014.

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The detained person has been brought to the Prosecutor General's Office and served a notice of suspicion of committing a crime.

The decision of his remand is being currently taken.

 
 
 
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