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Crimean chief prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya ‘wanted’ by Ukraine's security service

Published time: March 26, 2014 09:51
Edited time: March 27, 2014 10:47
Prosecutor of the Republic of Crimea Natalya Poklonskaya (RIA Novosti / Taras Litvinenko)

Prosecutor of the Republic of Crimea Natalya Poklonskaya (RIA Novosti / Taras Litvinenko)

Ukrainian national security service has put Crimea’s chief prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya on its wanted list. She is charged of taking actions aimed at the violent overthrow of constitutional order and takeover of government power.

Poklonskaya took the office as Crimea defied the coup-imposed government in Kiev and sought independence from Ukraine. After the peninsula joined the Russian Federation, she was appointed as Crimea's acting chief prosecutor by Russia’s General Prosecutor Yury Chaika.

The Ukrainian National Service for Security and Defense accuse her of violating article 109 of the Criminal Code, which deals with overthrow of the government.

Poklonskaya became somewhat of an internet sensation due you relative youth, attractive appearance and emotional media conferences. A number of anime-style drawings of the official are currency circulation on the web, with many supporters calling her ‘kawaii prosecutor’ after the Japanese term for cuteness.

The now-wanted in Ukraine officer of the law is somewhat irritated with her web popularity, she told the media, because it undermines the serious nature of her job.

Last week the Ukrainian security service said it was investigating 22 alleged cases under Article 109. Seven of the alleged ‘separatists’, as Kiev calls them, are under arrest. Among those charged are several leaders of protests in eastern Ukraine, which defied the new authorities.

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Comments (242)


Ari Lindberg 08.08.2014 11:44

'Clara Luna' Wanted by fascist Ukrainian services for overthrowing the democratic government of Crimea. Could be excused. Working for the KGB and the Russians for rebuilding a strong Russian war force, but also loosing Crimeas independence.This doll seems to be the spokesperson of nonsense, as the Russian censorship on reporter activists but kind greeting of Edward Snowden, the American traitor escaping to a country governed by an ex-KGB director, the secret services in person.
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You seem to be a stupid dickhead


Ari Lindberg 08.08.2014 11:43

'Claudia' I am amazed again....wasnt Crimea annexed to Russia?
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No, the people of Crimea voted for, no annexion


Claudia 05.08.2014 15:27

I am amazed again....wasnt Crimea annexed to Russia?

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