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Court remands Shufrich in custody for 60 days

Shufrich will not be allowed to post bail. 

Court remands Shufrich in custody for 60 days
Photo: RBC-Ukraine

Kyiv's Pechersk District Court has imposed a pre-trial restraint on MP Nestor Shufrych (formerly of the OPFL), reports RBC-Ukraine.

MP Nestor Shufrych was sent to a pre-trial detention center for at least 60 days in a case of high treason.

According to the court's decision, the measure of restraint does not provide for an alternative in the form of bail.

Nestor Shufrych was taken into custody in the courtroom.

During the searches of MP Nestor Shufrych (former OPFL), law enforcement officers found a certificate of a "veteran of the Russian Armed Forces" and prohibited symbols.

The investigative actions took place today at Shufrych's place of residence. He is involved in the case of a Russian agent network created by former MP and FSB officer Vladimir Sivkovich.

Shufrych has been a member of many convocations of the Verkhovna Rada, was a member of the Party of Regions, which after the revolution renamed itself the Opposition Platform-For Life.

According to's sources, Shufrych was tasked by Russian agent Sivkovych to spread pro-Russian narratives in the media. 

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