Lyudmila Gladkaya, journalist of «sb.by» portal suspects that the prosecution and the court simply cannot present any verifiable violations of the law and therefore have to backtrack on certain aspects. For example, in several court sessions, announced prosecution witnesses simply did not show up.
The next court hearing is scheduled for December 14.
It is reminded that under the pretext of false and groundless accusations, the two brothers, members of the Leninist Communist Youth Union of Ukraine were arrested on March 7th, 2022 and tortured in a Kiev detention center.Since then, numerous Communist Parties and Youth organizations from all over the world, including the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) have demanded their immediate release.
Additionally, "In Defense of Communism" has created an online petition demanding the immediate and unconditional release of Mikhail and Aleksander Kononovich: https://www.change.org/p/freedom-to-mikhail-and-alexander-kononovich