Suspected of preparation of coup d’etat and murder of the leadership of the country Vladimir Ruban offered the investigation to cut a deal: to exchange it before the court on two Ukrainian soldiers being held hostage in the temporarily occupied territory of Donbass. On this day, August 2, wrote on Facebook, his lawyer Valentin Rybin.
“Volodya Ruban, despite possible negative consequences for him, agreed to initiate a deal with the investigation and offered individual exchange by the formula 1 and 2, which resulted in the home in the coming days could return Glander Sergey and Alexander Korenkov held captive since Ilovaisky boiler”, – says the defender of the head of the Central release of prisoners “Officer corps”.
According to Rybin, the law enforcement agencies have not taken such a step.
As reported, Volodymyr Ruban was arrested March 8 on the demarcation line during the transportation of a large consignment of weapons. He is accused of preparing terrorist attacks in Kiev’s city centre, the planning of the coup and the illegal handling of weapons. March 9, the Kyiv court arrested Ruban for 60 days without the right to bail. 4 may his arrest was prolonged for two months – till July 2.
One of the defendants in the “case of Ruban” is people’s Deputy Hope Savchenko, which had previously intended to take him on bail. Currently she is under arrest, after consent is given members of Parliament.
Later, Ruban included in the lists on the exchange from “DNR”. When will take place following the exchange of hostages is not known. Ukraine at the meeting of the Trilateral contact group in Minsk said about the readiness to exchange 23 Russians of their political prisoners in Russia. At the same time, fighters need to give them 80 prisoners in exchange for the 15 prisoners of Ukrainians.