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 Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk. INFOGRAPHICS

The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine says some current heads of departments in the National Guard and the National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during deadly Euromaidan attack on Feb. 18-19, 2014, when about a hundred protesters were killed.

This was announced by head of the special investigations department of PGO Serhii Horbatiuk at a briefing, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

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He said that involvement of the following people in crimes against Maidan protesters has been established: current head of public security department of the National Guard Volodymyr Hryniak, head of preventive activities department of the National Police Ihor Babych, and his deputy Anatolii Seredynskyi.

Horbatiuk said PGO has testimony by some commanders who confirmed that their activities during the Maidan attack were coordinated by Seredynskyi by phone.

The prosecutor believes that Hryniak, Seredynskyi, and Babych coordinated law enforcers during the Maidan attack on Feb. 18-19. Hryniak was appointed commander of the joint unit of the Interior Ministry during the Revolution of Dignity.

Horbatiuk said that the leadership of the Interior Ministry is currently sabotaging the work of PGO and does not help bringing its employees to justice in Euromaidan-related cases.

Later, Teksty published infographics released by the Department for special investigations about phone calls made by suspects on Feb. 18-19, 2014.

Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk 01
Phone calls made by Serhii Pohotov during Feb. 18 Maidan attack

Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk 02
Some phone calls made by Hryniak during Feb. 18 Maidan attack

Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk 03
Some phone calls made by Hryniak during Feb. 18 Maidan attack to Berkut commanders

Seredynskyi contacted with seven commanders of Berkut units, his own bosses, and Kyiv police:

Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk 04
Some phone calls made by Anatolii Seredynskyi during Feb. 18 Maidan attack

Babych contacted with three Berkut units that night:

Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk 05
Some phone calls made by Serhii Babych during Maidan attack on Feb. 18

Same phone call pattern persisted on Feb. 19. All of the suspects communicated with each other as well.

Current heads of departments in National Guard and National Police coordinated Berkut fighters during Euromaidan attack, - Prosecutor Horbatiuk 06
Phone calls between Pohotov, Hryniak, Seredynskyi, and Babych in the night of Maidan attack on Feb. 18-19

This coordination conducted by the suspects is confirmed by testimony of Berkut and other law enforcement commanders.

On Sept. 29, the Special Investigations Department of the Prosecutor General's Office annoucned of indictments served to three former top officials from the Interior Ministry of Ukraine, two of whom currently hold top posts in the National Police of Ukraine.
Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p457760
 
 
 
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