Kyiv Shevchenkivskyi District Court has ordered to detain self-proclaimed Prime Minister of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov and Chairman of Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov, the Prosecutor General's Office said in the press-release, Ukrainian News Agency reports.
"Kyiv Shevchenkivskyi District Court satisfied the pre-trial investigation's appeal request on March 5 and judged to detain Sergey Aksyonov and Vladimir Konstantinov," the press-release noted.
Security Service officers have to bring Aksyonov and Konstantinov to the court to be held on custodial remand.
As we earlier reported, the Prosecutor General's Office suspects Aksyonov, Konstantinov, the leader of the People's Defense of Donbas, and Denys Berezovskyi, the former Commander of the Ukrainian Naval Forces, of violating the territorial integrity of Ukraine and other crimes against the state
Aksyonov had appeal to the president of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, to provide assistance in ensuring peace and tranquillity on the territory of Crimea.
He also claimed he was taking control of Crimea's interior ministry, armed forces, fleet and border guards "on a temporary basis".
The so-called Prime Minister of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov threatened Ukrainian officers in Crimea, who chose to remain loyal to the oath, and did not wish to obey his orders, criminal liability. He said this at the press conference on Tuesday, March 4, in Simferopol.