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 Lutsenko to demand stripping immunity of MP Skoryk

The member of parliament is suspected of involvement in Odesa riots of Feb.19, 2014.

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko intends to introduce a motion in the Verkhovna Rada next week to strip immunity of Opposition Bloc MP Mykola Skoryk. Lutsenko said this at a meeting in prosecutor's office in the Odesa region, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

"I can also inform you that I intend to submit a request to the parliament next week on stripping of deputy immunity of then head of the regional state administration, citizen Skoryk, suspected of involvement in those sad events [when armed 'titushkas' covered by local police officers beat peaceful protesters in Odesa on Feb. 19, 2014, including women and news reporters - ed.]..." he said.

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Skoryk was the head of the Regional State Administration in the Odesa region between November 2013 and March 2014. Presently, he is a member of parliament, Opposition Bloc.
 
 
 
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