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 Pretrial confinement imposed on Yefremov indicates Ukraine’s recovery, Prosecutor General Lutsenko says

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko said that today’s arrest of ex-lawmaker and leader of the Party of Regions Oleksandr Yefremov proved "recovery of Ukraine."

Yurii Lutsenko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"Two sides met face to face in the court: the pro-imperial Novorossia, created with embezzled funds and lives of its slayed residents, and scorched by the war but indestructible Ukraine.

"The native of the Luhansk region, former head of the Party of Regions faction Yefremov met face to face with prosecutors Andrieiev and Zakharov, who also hailed from the Luhansk region.

"He is suspected of supporting those involved in murders and plundering their own homeland.

"They volunteered to the Ukrainian Army and now they fight against the internal enemy.

"The court's decision indicates Ukraine's recovery. I thank everyone who has supported the legitimate decision," the prosecutor general wrote.

See more: Trial of Yefremov adjourned for 40 minutes. VIDEO+PHOTOS

As reported, on the morning of July 30, Yefremov was detained in Boryspil airport on suspicion of infringement of territorial integrity of Ukraine. The detention was intended to prevent possible escape of the suspect. In the evening the same day he was served with an indictment.

The PGO had detained former MP Yefremov previously. He had been arrested with the possibility of release on a 3.7 million hryvnia bail and bailed out by his colleague MP Borys Kolesnikov.

The court ordered the notorious politician to wear an electronic bracelet.

According to investigators, current charges against Yefremov are related to financing of separatists in the Luhansk region.

As also reported, several criminal proceedings have been instituted against Yefremov.

Aug.1, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv has applied a measure of restraint against former head of the Party of Regions parliamentary faction Oleksandr Yefremov in the form of detention until Sept. 28.
 
 
 
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