President sacks three judges over Maydan rulings
He has also dismissed 83 Crimean judges.
On 30 January, President Petro Poroshenko dismissed three judges over unlawful rulings against the activists of the 2013-2014 pro-European, anti-government protests known as Euro-Maydan, the presidential press service has said.
These are a judge of the Kharkiv Chervonozavodskyy district court, Denys Chudovskyy, who arrested two citizens for 15 days over defiance to police; a judge of the Kiev Obolonskyy district court, Yuliya Shvachach, who arrested a 72-year-old pensioner for two months; and a judge of the Kiev Shevchenkivskyy district court, Dmytro Kravets, who banned MPs from using the office of the Kiev city state administration on 3 December 2013.
Poroshenko also dismissed 83 Crimean judges who breached oath after the peninsula was annexed by Russia.