Michael Tsymbalyuk: the task of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine – to immediately terminate the criminal case against the terrorist Girkin
Photo: Mykhailo Tsymbalyuk / Facebook
Answering the questions of the founder of the Internet edition “GORDON” Dmitry Gordon, a former leader of the Russian fighters on Donbass Igor Girkin (Shooters), in fact, wrote a confession. Such opinion on air of TV channel “direct” may 19, expressed the former head of Ternopil and Lviv regions, former head of the Main Department of internal Affairs in the Lviv and Poltava regions, the head of the Lviv regional organization of party “Batkivshchyna” and the current MP of the same name of the faction Mikhail Tsymbalyuk.
“The impression that issues were not formulated Dmitry Gordon, and someone from law enforcement, because the interview looks like an interrogation. But it is also important today that we heard in response. Girkin wrote a confession. And it sounded for all the world. I am convinced that in the Hague it will be proof. Proof, first, that he is a criminal, because he confirmed that it was on his initiative the territory of Ukraine help arrived in the form of spetskompleks “Buk” with the crew. Secondly, it is officially recognized that shot the Ukrainian people – volunteers, military,” – said Tsymbalyuk.
The MP also commented on the words of Gordon, that interview with Girkin was done “in collaboration with the Ukrainian special services,” and announced information about the crimes against Ukraine transferred to the Hague for use as evidence in a trial on the annexation of Crimea and military aggression in Donbas.
“I believe that there are several special forces, with whom Dmitry was able to formulate these questions. The first is the General Prosecutor’s office. The second is the foreign intelligence Service, Main intelligence Directorate and a few more. Because, I think, very professionally formulated these questions,” – said Tsymbalyuk.
He added that previously released interview with Gordon “ex-Prosecutor” Russia annexed the Crimea Natalya Poklonskaya is also of interest to the investigation.
“Regarding Polonskaya. The responses also made the confirmation that Russia is the aggressor. That people who have moved to the other side are criminals. And now the task of the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies, using existing legislation for part-time condemnation, immediately terminate the criminal case against the terrorist Girkin, because for this reason. In respect of Ms. Poklonskaya” – summed up Tsymbalyuk.
VIDEOVideo: Dmitry Gordon / YouTube
An interview with Gordon Girkin was released in YouTube on 18 may. It was recorded via Skype. During the interview Girkin admitted that he gave the orders to kill Ukrainians, and mentioned the names of activists who were shot by his orders. A number of journalists, politicians and activists criticized the interview. They said that the way Gordon legitimitize criminals in the Ukrainian information space. May 18, under the editorship of the publication “GORDON” in Kiev, the activists held a rally.
In the office of the attorney General reported that information from an interview with Girkin and former “Prosecutor” Russia annexed the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya, which was released earlier this month, will be attached to criminal proceedings which relate to the armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine. “I can only Express gratitude and not to be criticized for the testimony of those who heard our society and law enforcement agencies. Including of the accident flight MH17,” – said Deputy Prosecutor General Gunduz Mammadov after the interview with Girkin.
Sam Gordon, stated that the interviews were made “in collaboration with the Ukrainian special services.” According to him, information about the crimes against Ukraine, voiced in an interview with Polonskaya and Girkin, transferred to the Hague for use as evidence in a trial on the annexation of Crimea and military aggression in Donbas.
Investigative journalist group Bellingcat international Hristo Grozev believes that the information sounded Girkin, can be used in litigation against the latter. “It’s obvious to me that some of the questions were prepared with the aim that Girkin is caught,” – said the representative of the Bellingcat.
In the SBU said that the program Poklonsky and Girkin are studied for evidence of Russian aggression against Ukraine, and noted that the interview was the initiative of a journalist.
During the annexation of Crimea by Russia in February – March 2014 the citizen of the Russian Federation Girkin was an adviser to the head of the occupation administration Sergei Aksyonov. From April to August of 2014 participated in the military conflict in the Donbas. Under his leadership, in April, the militants captured the town of Slavyansk, Donetsk region (they held the city until July). In early August it became known that Girkin has resigned “defense Minister DNR” and returned to Russia.
Girkin is wanted in Ukraine. He raised suspicions on a number of articles of the Criminal code, including article 258-3 (creation of terrorist group or terrorist organization), article 294 (mass unrest), article 258 (terrorist act), article 341 (seizure of state or public buildings or structures). Is one of the four accused in the case of the crash Malaysian Boeing 777 in the sky above the Donbass July 17, 2014. The trial is held in the Netherlands, Girkin refused to participate in it. Is under EU sanctions and the United States.