September 7, 2017, the Kyiv District Court of Simferopol extended arrest to Sevastopol residents Vladimir Dudka, Dmitry Shtyblikov and Aleksei Bessarabov, who are accused of preparing "sabotage" in the territory of Crimea, for another two months, that is until November 8, according to the Crimean human rights group.
Citizens of Ukraine detained in November last year, have been behind bars for already 10 months.
The new decision on the extension of the preventive punishment in the form of imprisonment was made by the "judge" Yanina Okhota.
The Crimean human rights group found out that all three of the defendants in "sabotage case" were brought to the "court" from the Simferopol jail. The court session was open, and relatives were allowed into the courtroom.
Earlier, July 4, 2017 "Kyiv District Court" of Simferopol extended the term of detention for defendants in the case of "Ukrainian saboteurs" Vladimir Dudka, Dmitry Shtyblikov and Aleksei Bessarabov until September 8.
Reference: Vladimir Dudka, Dmitry Shtyblikov and Aleksei Bessarabov were detained on November 9, 2016 in Sevastopol. FSB claimed that they were participants in the sabotage-terrorist group of the GUR of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
The Crimean human rights group stated that citizens of Ukraine detained in the Crimea in the period from August to November 2016 in the case of the so-called "Ukrainian saboteurs" (Evgeny Panov, Andrei Zakhtey, Redvan Suleimanov, Vladimir Prisich, Dmitry Shtyblikov, Aleksei Bessarabov, Vladimir Dudka, Gleb Chablis, Alksei Stogniy), are imprisoned for political reasons with violation of fundamental rights and freedoms and are political prisoners.