Pre-trial investigation of the Sheremet case (court hearings February 2020)

Pre-trial investigation of the Sheremet case (court hearings February 2020) On July 20, 2016, the journalist Pavel Sheremet was murdered. Сriminal proceedings were opened on the grounds of a crime under Part 3 of Art. 28, items 5.12, part 2, Art. 115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (intentional murder by an organized group). After almost 4 years of pre-trial investigation, 12.12.2019, the suspicion was announced to Y. Dugar

Report “The Right to a Fair Trial in Ukraine. 2019”

Report "The Right to a Fair Trial in Ukraine. 2019" In 2019, the International Society for Human Rights continued to monitor observation of the right to a fair trial in Ukraine. Since July, this work has been carried out as part of the project "Strengthening the rule of law in Ukraine" of the Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Germany. Over the past year,

Monitoring the case of Kulish Natalya (session 02.17.2020)

Monitoring the case of Kulish Natalya (session 02.17.2020) 02/17/2020, in the Zaliznychny District Court of the city of Lvov, the case was examined in criminal proceedings No. 12019140000000394 on charges of Natalya Kulish in attempting to sell her minor daughter to the Czech Republic for sexual slavery (under part 3 of article 149 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). Criminal proceedings on charges of Kulish N.I. considered collectively, composed

Monitoring the case of Kulish Natalya (hearing 02/04/2020)

Monitoring the case of Kulish Natalya (hearing 02/04/2020) 02/04/2020, in the Zaliznychny District Court of the city of Lvov, a criminal case was examined in case number 12019140000000394 on charges of Natalya Kulish in an attempt to sell her minor daughter to the Czech Republic for sexual slavery (under part 3 of article 149 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). Criminal proceedings on charges of Kulish N. considered collectively.

Monitoring the case of Anatoly Hranovskiy (session 02.11.2020)

Monitoring the case of Anatoly Hranovskiy (session 02.11.2020) On February 11, 2020, in the Zhytomyrsky District Court, a preparatory hearing was held in the case of A. Hranovsky, accused of violating traffic safety rules or operating vehicles by persons driving vehicles that caused the death of several persons (part 3 of article 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). At the time of the trial, the accused was in

Monitoring of the case of A. Melnik, A. Kryzhanovsky, I. Kunik (hearing 02.12.20)

Monitoring of the case of A. Melnik, A. Kryzhanovsky, I. Kunik (hearing 02.12.20) On February 11-13, hearings were held in the Gadyatsky District Court of the Poltava Region in the case of the head of the “Visit” television company Alexander Melnik, who is one of the three accused (together with A. Kryzhanovsky and I. Kunik) in the murder of the mayor of Kremenchug A. Babayev and judge of the

Monitoring civil proceedings of LLC “BIOL” v. O. Dunaev (hearing 02/11/2020)

Monitoring civil proceedings of LLC “BIOL” v. O. Dunaev (hearing 02/11/2020) On February 11, 2020, the Zaporizhzhya Court of Appeal heard civil proceedings on the appeal of the “BIOL” Limited Liability Company against the decision of the Melitopol City District Court of the Zaporizhzhya Region of December 13, 2019 in the case on the claim of O. Dunaev to LLC "BIOL" on debt collection under a lease agreement. We

Monitoring of the case of Alexander Kryzhanovsky and Alexander Melnik (hearing on 02.06.20)

Monitoring of the case of Alexander Kryzhanovsky and Alexander Melnik (hearing on 02.06.20) On February 6, 2020, the Kharkov Court of Appeal heard criminal proceeding on the appeal of A. Kryzhanovsky and A. Melnik against the decisions of the Gadyatsky District Court of the Poltava Region, which extended their term of detention. Alexander Kryzhanovsky and Alexander Melnik are charged with the murder of the mayor of Kremenchug A. Babaev

Monitoring the trial of A. Chibirdin (court hearing of January 30, 2019)

Monitoring the trial of A. Chibirdin (court hearing of January 30, 2019) On January 30, in the Suvorovsky District Court of Odessa, a hearing was held in the case of the lawyer Alexander Chibirdin, who is charged with part 2, 4 of Art. 187 (robbery committed by prior conspiracy by a group of persons aimed at seizing property on a large or especially large scale), part 4 of Art.

Monitoring the case of Alexey Yarkovoy (session on January 31, 2020)

Monitoring the case of Alexey Yarkovoy (session on January 31, 2020) On January 31, 2020, a session was held in the Zhovtnevy District Court of Zaporozhye in the case of Yarkovoy Alexei, accused of committing criminal offenses under Part 1 of Article 307 and Part 2 of Article 309 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (illegal production, manufacture, acquisition, storage, transportation, transfer or sale of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances