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SBU searches Medvedchuk's house

11.05.2021, 17:00
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Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is searching the house of the MP from OPFL, leader of national civic movement "Ukrainian Choice - People's Right" Viktor Medvedchuk, as Interfax-Ukraine reported.

"Search is underway. In-depth comments on that point will be given later, " as the press service said.

Several places are searched, including his apartment in Montazhnykiv street in Kyiv, according to some source of information.


As IMI reported, on March 25, the SBU probed into the actions of representatives of "Ukrainian Choice - People's Right", who were suspected of being involved in the illegal referendum and elections in the temporarily occupied Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014.

The SBU conducts investigative actions within the framework of the initiated criminal proceedings under Art. 366 (official forgery) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. The issue of notifying participants of suspicions under Art. 110 (encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine) and Art. 111 (high treason).

On the morning of March 25, Ukrainian media reported that the SBU was conducting searches at the office of “Ukrainian Choice” NGO.

“Ukrainian Choice” is a non-governmental organization established in April 2012 by Viktor Medvedchuk, a politician and current member of the Verkhovna Rada from the OPFL.

On February 2, As IMI reported, on February 2, Volodymyr Zelensky has enacted the National Security and Defense Council decision of February 2, 2021 on the application of sanctions against MP Taras Kozak and television channels 112 Ukraine, NewsOne, and ZIK, the press service of the President's Office has reported.On February 25, the Administrative Court of Cassation received a lawsuit from 112-TV Television and Radio Company (112 Ukraine) appealing to the Presidential Decree of February 2 to impose sanctions on him.

As IMI reported, on February 11, the Cassation Administrative Court within the Supreme Court opened proceedings in one of the cases on the claim for sanctions against TV channels "112 Ukraina", NewsOne, ZIK.

On February 9, the Administrative Court of Cassation of the Supreme Court refused to institute proceedings over a claim requiring to declare illegal and revoke the decree of the President of Ukraine on the implementation of the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on sanctions against three TV channels.

The second lawsuit, which also challenges the presidential decree, was left without action by the Supreme Court and the plaintiff was given 10 days to remedy the deficiencies. 

On February 8, the Supreme Court of Ukraine received another lawsuit from an individual against the President Volodymyr Zelensky demanding that the decree imposing a decision of the National Security and Defense Council on sanctions against 112 Ukraine, NewsOne, and ZIK be declared illegal.

On February 4, two lawsuits were filed with the Supreme Court against the decree of the President of Ukraine on the application of sanctions against MP Taras Kozak and TV channels 112 Ukraina, NewsOne and ZIK.

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