MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. The court of appeal of Kherson region refused the protection of the head of the portal “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky in the challenge court Board.
At the beginning of the meeting, the lawyer Andrei Vyshinsky Domanski asked the Board to release a journalist from a glass box at the time of the meeting. Having been refused, the defense asked for the challenge.
After that, the meeting was declared a technical break, so the lawyers could communicate with the defendant.
The court shall review the protest for the arrest of Vyshinsky.
Not the first appeal
Last week the court has considered the appeal on the measure of restraint. Then the meeting lasted three minutes. Due to the lack of lawyers of the consideration transferred on the first of June.
The journalist looked calm and said just one sentence: “Please postpone the meeting in the absence of my lawyer.”
Wyszynski was arrested may 15 near the house in Kiev on suspicion of treason and support of the DNI and LC. He faces up to 15 years of imprisonment. After two days of Kherson city court ruled to put the journalist on 60 days in custody without setting bond.
According to the wife of the journalist Irina, he has health problems and he cannot do without the drug.
Reaction to the detention
Vladimir Putin called the situation unprecedented. The foreign Minister noted that it is arbitrary, Moscow has sent to Kiev a note of protest with the requirement to stop violence against members of the press.
Concern about the detention of Wyszynski expressed by the OSCE and the Council of Europe.
On Thursday, the Senator Lyudmila Narusova has declared that will ask to exchange the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted in Russia for the preparation of terrorist attacks, Wyszynski.
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