The ARK Prosecutor's Office , based on the results of a special preliminary investigation, sent indictments against the former members of the ARK Verkhovna Rada charged with a criminal offense under Part 1 of Art. 111 (high treason) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the ARC Prosecutor's Office press office reported.

During the investigation of criminal proceedings irrefutable proof was obtained that in March 2014 these deputies of ARK Verkhovna Rada had helped and had contributed to the occupation of the Crimea. In particular, they illegally adopted a number of resolutions that resulted with establishing of the illegitimate state entity the Republic of Crimea.

These accused faces imprisonment sentences ranging up from twelve to fifteen years.

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