: Radio Liberty: Arson attack destroys Ukrainian judge's office in Kyiv

17:53 Apr. 8, 2016

Radio Liberty: Arson attack destroys Ukrainian judge's office in Kyiv

Judge Mykola Didyk (centre) during a hearing of the case of Aleksandr Aleksandrov and Yevgeniy Yerofeyev. (UNIAN Photo)

Judge Mykola Didyk presides over the case of Russian soldiers charged with fighting in eastern Ukraine

An arson attack has destroyed the office of a Ukrainian judge presiding over the case of two Russian nationals charged with fighting alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine's chief military prosecutor Anatoliy Matios said the attack on the Kyiv office of Judge Mykola Didyk was carried out around 3 a.m. on April 8. 

Matios said Didyk's office was destroyed but added that legal documents related to the case of the two Russian nationals were not damaged.

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