Lawyer “soldier of the GRU,” was found murdered

Lawyer Yuri Grabowski (left) at the court session on the case of “the fighters of the GRU”. Kiev, February 2015

The lawyer of a Russian soldier Aleksandr Aleksandrov, who in Ukraine are called “fighter of the GRU, was found murdered. The suspect was arrested, reported, citing the National Association of advocates of Ukraine, the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“Today we learned the tragic news. Lawyer Yury Grabovsky found murdered. The suspects in this crime were detained, and we hope that all involved in the murder of our colleague will be punished”, — stated in the message Association.

The disappearance of Grabowski became known on 9 March. On the website of the attorney “the fighter GRU” in Facebook appeared an inscription made on his behalf, that he left Ukraine because of threats to security. Colleague Grabowski Oksana Sokolovsky in conversation with “Interfax-Ukraine” doubted that the message was written by a lawyer. In addition, it was indicated that along with Grabovski disappeared prepared by the protection of the materials of the case.

The next day, the police of Odessa, accompanied with lawyers (from this recommended site), brought criminal case upon disappearance of the lawyer. According to the chief specialist of the Department of communications General Department of Netpolice in Odessa region Daria Yarchuk, whereabouts unknown Grabowski on March 5, 2016.

On 20 March the chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said that the suspect of involvement in the disappearance of Grabowski arrested.

According to him, the detained citizen of Ukraine “was using forged documents of special services of law enforcement agencies, as well as documents to cover up the names of other citizens” (quoted by TASS). Matios noted that the others involved in the disappearance Grabowski traveled outside of Ukraine. He once again stressed that Grabowski could not leave the country, but has not explained where there is a lawyer.