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 Court extended custody of former riot policemen Abroskin and Zinchenko accused of killing Maidan activists

Sviatoshyn district court in Kyiv has extended the pre-trial detention of former Berkut riot police officers Serhii Zinchenko and Pavlo Abroskin until Nov. 22. The ex-law enforcers accused of committing murder of 39 Euromaidan activists.

This was stated by the Presiding Judge Serhii Diachuk, Censor.NET informs citing Ukrainski Novyny.

Thus, the court granted the prosecutor's office petition to extend pre-trial detention of the defendants.

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Having announced its decision, the court adjourned until October 8.

The court interrogated two victims during the hearing that took place Thursday, Sept. 24.

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