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Lawyer of Freed Russian Soldier Yerofeyev to Sue Ukrainian President

Oxana Sokolovskaya, a counsel who shielded prisoner Russian infantryman Yevgeny Yerofeyev in a Kiev court, is to sue Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for “damage to her respect and her veteran reputation,” a Interfax news group reported Friday.

The lawsuit, that also includes Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios, is claiming remuneration for dignified damages.

She claims that a group slandered her during a march of Yerofeyev’s hearing by observant that she was collaborating with a Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), Interfax reported.

Poroshenko contingency rebut allegations he done during a press discussion on Jun 3, that Sokolovskaya and other lawyers behind a hearing in Kiev to coordinate their actions with a FSB, she said. Matios allegedly done identical claims in a radio promote on Jun 4.

Writing on her website, Sokolovskaya claimed she had already faced problems filing a lawsuit, Interfax reported.

Sokolovskaya represented Yevgeny Yerofeyev, who was condemned to 14 years in jail on charges of militant activity in eastern Ukraine along with associate infantryman Alexander Alexandrov.

They were exchanged for Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian commander who was jailed for 22 years after being found guilty of impasse in a murder of dual Russian reporters in eastern Ukraine.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/571809.html

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