Ex-Ukrainian MP charged with attacks against Russian embassy to stay in detention
MOSCOW, November 23 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Basmanny District Court has extended detention for ex-lawmaker of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Nikolay Rudkovsky, who stands charged with attacks against Russian diplomatic offices in 2014 and 2016, the court’s spokesperson Yunona Tsareva has told RAPSI.
The defendant will stay jailed until January 27.
According to investigation, on June 14, 2014, the accused, acting in conspiracy with a group of people, took part in the destruction of property belonging to the Russian embassy.
Moreover, he was allegedly involved in the 2016 March attack against Russia’s Consulate General in Lviv and desecration of Russian national flag. Damage caused to the diplomatic office was estimated at 14 million rubles ($212,000).