Pechersk district court granted permission for extramural investigation of the case against the former head of the SBU Alexander Yakimenko about the shootings on the Maidan. This was reported by press Secretary of the Prosecutor General Larisa Sargan.
Earlier, the head of GPU, Yury Lutsenko said that the order to open fire on the participants of the revolution of dignity gave then-President Viktor Yanukovych, the interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko and the head of the SBU Yakimenko.
In December of this year, Lutsenko also said that investigation in a number of cases, including the case Yakimenko, was completed.
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