Activist Baluku in Crimea put forward a new charge

Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Baluku in Russian-occupied Crimea was charged for a new article – ostensibly for the disorganization of the institutions providing the isolation from society, reported on Thursday a non-governmental organization “the Crimean human rights group”.

“According to lawyers, December 6, Vladimir Baluku presented the resolution on attraction as accused under part 2 of article 321 of the criminal code (disorganization of the institutions providing the isolation from society). The charge in the criminal case, initiated during a content activist in the detention center of Simferopol. Earlier in the case of Vladimir accused under article 318 criminal code (violence against a representative of authorities)”, – stated in the message of the organization.

Replace the articles in the indictment leads to more serious consequences for the Ukrainian . The probability that in the framework of this criminal case it will be sent back to jail big enough, experts say “the Crimean human rights group”.

As reported, the Ukrainian farmer V. Baluch was arrested December 8, 2016 at his home in the village of Serebryanka Razdolnensky area temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation of the Crimea. Russian authorities have charged him with possession of ammunition.

Razdolnensky district court sentenced Ukrainian activist V. Baloha to 3 years and 7 months of imprisonment in a colony-settlement and to the penalty of 10 thousand Russian rubles. Protection of Ukrainian said that the case was fabricated, and its verdict will be appealed to higher courts.

1 Dec Razdolnensky district court changed the measure of restraint to Vladimir Baluku on house arrest for 2 months.

According to media reports, in August 2017 was opened another criminal case against V. Baloha after he and his lawyer filed a complaint with the police on illegal actions of the head of Razdolnensky IVS Valery Tkachenko, who insulted and struck Ukrainian. According to investigators, V. baloh August 11, during the morning inspection cameras IVS in the hallway elbow to the stomach of captain V. Tkachenko, and then political prisoner entered the chamber, took the bottle of detergent and again hit the head of the IVS in the arm.

According to the defense, the head of the IVS himself attacked V. Baloha – hit, insulted with foul language, humiliated on a national basis. It was all recorded on video in IVS. However, according to the statement of V. Baloha investigation against Vladimir Tkachenko has not started.

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