Ex-head of administration of Kiev: the investigation there is no evidence of atrocities
The former head of the Kyiv city state administration Oleksandr Popov, the defendant in the case of the rallies in Kyiv in November 2013, said that the investigation did not provide evidence of his guilt.
on the night of 30 November 2013 police broke up a rally in the center of Kiev in support of Ukraine's European integration. The Ukrainian authorities realized that police disproportionately applied force. Against the leadership of Kyiv, including Popov, was filed under the criminal code on abuse of power, but in February 2014 it has been closed under an Amnesty. After the coup d'etat in Ukraine, the General Prosecutor's office again brought the case under the criminal code Against former officials, this time under the item " illegal obstruction of the meetings and rallies ". The court will look at the preliminary hearing of the indictment concerning Popov on the last working day of the week.
"After reviewing the case materials, I can say that there is no evidence that I am guilty of any criminal case