Russia provided weapons for terrorist attacks against Ukraine's top leadership – Prosecutor General

11:20, 22 March 2018
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"We have facts that prove participation of the Russian Federation, as an enemy of the Ukrainian state, in providing weapons to persons who plotted and were preparing to commit a terrorist act against the top leadership of the state and civilians in the capital city with the aim of overthrowing the constitutional order," he said, according to 112 Ukraine.

The statement came during a Thursday meeting of the Parliamentary Regulations Committee where the deputies considered the issue of allowing prosecutors to bring MP Nadiia Savchenko to criminal responsibility.

Read alsoPGO: Savchenko appealed to Ukrainian military to "prepare terrorist acts"As UNIAN reported earlier, Yuriy Lutsenko said Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko had appealed to the officers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with a request to prepare terrorist attacks against the country's top leadership.

Savchenko was on March 15 expelled from the parliament's national security and defense committee. On the same day, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko tabled in parliament a motion for the criminal prosecution, detention, and arrest of MP Savchenko. 

Read alsoSecurity measures upped in Ukraine's parliamentThe prosecutor general said that investigators had "irrefutable evidence" that Savchenko had plotted acts of terror in the parliamentary hall.

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