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 27 people served suspicions, eight cases filed to court, 17 people on wanted list, - PGO on culprits in Maidan massacre

The Prosecutor General's Office claims 12 to 13 suspects are currently detained over the crimes against Maidan activists.

Prosecutor General's Office Special Investigations Department Head Serhii Horbatiuk said at a briefing, Censor.NET informs citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"12-13 people [remain in custody - ed.] for all the events (crimes) on Maidan," he said.

According to him, six people are currently detained for events that took place on Feb. 18-19 in Kyiv.

This number includes four so-called titushkas [paid protesters, usually from deprived social groups - ed.].

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Overall, 27 people have been served suspicions, eight cases have been filed to court, and 17 people remain on a wanted list in the criminal proceedings over the bloody events of Feb. 18-19 on Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square in Kyiv.

As reported, the Sviatoshynskyi district court of Kyiv has extended until Feb. 27 the custody of former Berkut riot police unit officers Oleksandr Marynchenko, Serhii Tamtura, and Oleh Yanyshevskyi accused of killing 48 Maidan activists on Instytutska Street in Kyiv.
 
 
 
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