Prosecutor: Kerch Incident = High Treason


Ukraine opens high treason criminal case against Poroshenko over Kerch Strait incident.

Ukraine’s state investigation bureau has opened a criminal case and started probing high treason charges
against former Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko over the incident in the Kerch Strait.

"Poroshenko’s actions were aimed at deliberately provoking the Russian Federation for retaliatory
and easily foreseen aggressive actions in a tense situation, which caused losses in the inventory
of the Ukrainian Navy," the Prosecutor's statement said.

Andrei Portnov, stated:
Detectives from the state investigation bureau’s central office entered information on May 21
into the Unified Register of Pretrial Investigations.

The ships’ crew members - 24 Ukrainian nationals - are currently being held in a pretrial detention
center in Moscow and charged with violating the Russian border under Article 322.3 of the Russian Criminal Code.
If found guilty, they may face six years in prison.



Por: Jim Jackson (701.30)

Etiquetas: Ukraine, Russia

Ubicación: Ukraine