Acting prosecutor of the Crimea is wanted by the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine

Acting prosecutor of the Crimea is wanted by the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine

Natalya Poklonskaya, who became acting prosecutor of the Crimean federal district of the Russian Federation, was declared wanted, as reported by the site of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

The general prosecutor of Russia Yury Chaika signed a decree on creation of public prosecutor's offices of the Crimean federal district of the Russian Federation and the city of federal significance Sevastopol. Natalya Poklonskaya was nominated as acting prosecutor of the Crimea.

As the news agency Kharkov has reported earlier, Poklonskaya used to work in the public prosecutor's office of Ukraine till March 17, when the Supreme Council of the Crimea nominated her the prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. The same day Shevchenkovsky district court of Kiev issued a warrant for her arrest.

Kiev accuses Poklonskaya of violating part 1 of the article 109 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violent change or overthrow of constitutional system or seizure of state authority). This article stipulates the punishment of limitation or deprivation of freedom for a term of up to five years.

On March 21 the Crimea officially became part of Russia. The Crimean Republic was transformed in the Crimean federal district by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. More than 96 percent of the residents of the region voted for reunification with the Russian Federation during all-Crimean referendum.


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