The figurant of the case of “Crimean saboteurs” Vladimir Dudka, was left in custody by the appellate “court”
“Sevastopol City Court” upheld the decision to extend the preventive punishment in the form of detention until 8 May, 2017 regarding Vladimir Dudka which is the figurant of the case of “Ukrainian saboteurs”.
“Judge” Gennady Nikitin needed a minute to make an appropriate decision. This Crimean human rights group was informed by Dudka’s relatives. Vladimir Dudka was not taken to the court session in the Sevastopol City Court; he participated in the meeting on video communication.
Information on the case in the “Sevastopol City Court” is available on the court’s website.
Earlier, on 6 March, the Leninsky District Court of Sevastopol extended a preventive measure in the form of detention until 8 May, 2017 to the figurants of the case of “Ukrainian saboteurs” Vladimir Dudka, Dmitry Shtyblikov and Alexei Bessarabov. Before the meeting, the judge was suddenly replaced.
Recall that Vladimir Dudka, as well as Dmitry Shtyblikov and Alexei Bessarabov were detained on 9 November, 2016 in Sevastopol. According to the FSS, they are participants in the sabotage-terrorist group of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.
The Crimean human rights group stated that citizens of Ukraine that were detained in Crimea in the period from August to November 2016 in the case of the so-called “Ukrainian saboteurs” (Evgeny Panov, Andrei Zakhtey, Redvan Suleimanov, Vladimir Prisich, Dmitry Shtyblikov, Alexei Bessarabov, Vladimir Dudka, Gleb Shabliy, Alexei Stogniy), are imprisoned for political reasons with violation of fundamental rights and freedoms and are political prisoners.