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"The second demand is that they must make the trial public. It must be covered by the media. If Tornado soldiers have actually raped someone and wrestled something away, the whole country must witness this. We will come there and spit in their faces. If they are not guilty, we will grab Matios by the neck and put him in this cage. Because it's been almost a year since the state authorities waged the campaign to play volunteers for looters and villains," the MP said.
According to Semenchenko, the information that Donbas Battalion soldiers allegedly never took part in the anti-terrorist operation has been spread recently.
"Waiting makes no sense. If they do not fulfill those simple, legitimate demands, more of our fellows-in-arms will arrive. I will take the lead and we'll rip out the gate and just move forward. I do not see the point in waiting here. If they intend to destroy the volunteer movement, they should do it quickly and painlessly, if they will actually be able to," he concluded.
MPs Andrii Lozovyi and Ihor Mosiichuk arrived at the courthouse at about 9:10 p.m.
As reported, the Obolonskyi district court of Kyiv hears the case of ex-soldiers of Interior Ministry's Special Operations Forces Tornado Company: ex-Company Commander Ruslan Onyshchenko and his subordinates Demchuk, Ivashov, Svirydov, Kust, Shevchenko, Hliebov, and Halchuk. They are charged with creating a crime ring involved in a number of grave crimes.
According to Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios, the Company soldiers abducted civilians, tortured and raped them. Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov disbanded Tornado Company June 18, 2015.