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 Appeal against arrest of former Party of Regions MP Yefremov adjourned until Aug. 10

The Kyiv Appeals Court has postponed the hearing of appeals against the arrest of former Party of Regions MP Oleksandr Yefremov, suspected of separatism, until Aug. 10.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainski Novyny, presiding judge Viktor Hlynianyi announced.

According to him, the appeals were filed on Monday, Aug. 8.

All parties agreed to adjourn the hearing until 3 p.m., Aug. 10.

As previously reported, the hearing was to start today at 1:30 p.m.

Read more: "More arrests to follow, we have enough evidence against group of people," - Prosecutor General Lutsenko on Yefremov and Medianyk case

Earlier, 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.

Aug.1, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv 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.

The PGO had detained former MP Yefremov ealier in February 2015. 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.

Current charges against Yefremov are related to financing of separatists in the Luhansk region.

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