Controlled by the occupants Razdolnensky Crimea court rejected the petition of protection of Ukrainian Vladimir Baloga and left him under arrest “because of the lack of changes in the justification of detention”. It is reported of Grimreality.
“While at liberty, the defendant may abscond, to exert pressure on witnesses,” explained decision, “the judge.”
Baluch will remain in custody until 16 January 2018
The defense of Crimea at the meeting demanded to change the measure of restraint and release from custody. As the motif of Baluch reported a sharp deterioration of health, calling the failure to provide medical care to torture.
Lawyer Olga Dinze also noted that the prosecution of crimes of medium gravity under the Russian law, the defendant may be retained in custody not more than six months. Baluch contains under arrest for eleven months. As the possibility of finding Baluja under house arrest, the defense said address either to the mother or wife of the accused.
At the same meeting, Mr Baloch declared the petition for application of a polygraph.
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Crimean resident Vladimir Baluch known Pro-Ukrainian position, he was repeatedly subjected to harassment by the occupation authorities in both administrative and criminal proceedings. On the roof of his house with Dec 2013 develops the Ukrainian flag. For this and other “reasons” in the house of his relatives and the occupants searched. From the roof of a house in the village of Serebryanka’nens’kyi district, where he lived with his mother, tried to remove the flag, demanding to remove the sign “Street Geroyiv Nebesna sotn, 18” and accused of “insulting a police officer”.
FSB detained Baluja 8 December 2016. During the search the “found” in the attic of 90 rounds of ammunition and TNT blocks.
4 August 2017 Baluja was sentenced to three years and seven months in prison.
October 2, sentence Razdolnensky district court was reversed, and the case was returned for retrial.