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 Military Prosecutor's Office summons current Commander of Russian Black Sea Fleet Vitko for Crimea occupation facilitation

Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Alexander Vitko is summoned to the Main Military Prosecutor's Office on June 15 to get acquainted with the case files. The next stage is trial.

Member of the Military Prosecutor's Office Ruslan Kravchenko told Censor.NET.

The summons is published on the website of the Prosecutor General's Office.

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"Vitko is suspected of facilitating the military occupation of the Crimean peninsula in the period between Feb. 20 and March 21, 2014. I turn, his actions enabled other participants to perform the roles given to them in the implementation of a common intent on the annexation of Crimea," Ruslan Kravchenko said.

The prosecutor added that these actions entailed violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine as a result of which the state lost assets worth of 1,080,352,000,000 hryvnia.

The prosecuting authority intends to finish the investigation and refer the case to court this June.

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Earlier, the Military Prosecutor's Office served notice of suspicion to Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Vitko. The court authorized his detention April 28, 2016. The Pechersk district court of Kyiv sanctioned conviction of Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Vitko in absentia May 30, 2016.
 
 
 
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