The court will revisit the issue of the timing of the review Zakharchenko with the case

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in photobacteria Zakharchenko in the Presnensky court of Moscow. Archival photoThe court will revisit the issue of the timing of the review Zakharchenko with the case© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

Basmanny court of Moscow on Monday will consider the request of the investigation to limit the interior Ministry Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko and his protection in the period of familiarization with the materials of the criminal case.

The session is scheduled for 10.30. Earlier, the court adjourned the petition due to the absence of one of the defenders in the hospital.

Before the beginning of the trial on Thursday Zakharchenko told the journalists present that they ought to go to the matches of the world Cup instead of the hearing, after evaluating the consideration of the petition of the investigation is not as exciting spectacle in comparison with watching games.

During the discussion of the petition Zakharchenko said that the graphics of familiarization with the case materials include inaccurate information. According to the ex-COP, is he not acquainted with a number of sheets, not familiar with the video and physical evidence.

The investigator, in turn, said that the accused «is a bit confusing concept», explaining that Zakharchenko was not referring to the case materials, and other data that are not required for review.

The lawyer Colonel Alexander Gorbatenko in the course of the hearing said that in addition to familiarization with the materials of the investigation is conducting an interrogation and checking in another criminal case. Also often held court session, in connection with which his client can’t regularly read the volume business.

According to the investigator, the criminal case consists of more than 30 volumes.

A preliminary investigation on several episodes of the case of Colonel Zakharchenko completed, currently he and his defense get acquainted with the materials on charges of abuse of authority — according to investigators, ex-police warned the Nota-Bank on upcoming searches, and in two episodes of receiving a bribe.

One of the bribes — 800 thousand dollars, according to investigators, through intermediaries the owner of a chain of elite restaurants «La Mare» Copper Duss gave the Colonel for protection. On this episode of witness is General Alexei Laushkin.

According to his testimony, seen by RIA Novosti, he got the money from the restaurateur and handed them to the Colonel of FSB Dmitry Senio. The last accused in absentia in mediation and «unauthorized abandonment of place of service» — he wanted.

The second trick the Colonel is a discount card at the restaurant «La Mare» with 50% discount. The consequence considers that Zakharchenko had received a bribe of 3.5 million rubles by the discount in the restaurant.

Zakharchenko denies guilt, and says that the card has been issued to General Laushkin, 800 thousand received it also. In addition, the ex-policeman claims that anyone about the searches were not warned.

Colonel Zakharchenko, who oversaw the interior Ministry, the fight against crimes in the fuel and energy complex, was arrested on 9 September 2016. The huge attention the case received after the media became aware of the discovery to the sister of the Colonel of the warehouse with almost 9 billions of rubles in different currencies. The origin of the money of corruption could not explain.