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Court adjourned hearing on Vyshinsky case until July 15

04.07.2019, 13:17
The Podilsky district court in Kyiv has adjourned the hearing on the case of Kyrill Vyshinsky, editor in chief of RIA Novyny-Ukraine, until 15th of July. Thus, the prosecutors have 12 days more to get to know the case papers, as to radio Liberty. Vyshinsky told himself that the Office of public prosecutor intentionally replaced the group of prosecutors in order not to allow to court to consider an issue of changing of preventive measure against him. IMI informed that on May 15th, 2018, the Security Service of Ukraine reported to reveal activity of some media institutions controlled by Russia used as tool within the hybrid war against Ukraine. The SSU detained Kyrylo Vyshynsky, head of RIA novyny Ukraine. He had been charged with high treason. First hearing within the case of Kyrylo Vyshynsky, head of the news agency RIA-novyny-Ukraine, on the merits started on April 4th. On 15thApril 2019, the prosecutor's office charged Vyshinsky with publication of 72 articles of anti-Ukrainian orientation.
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