Prosecutor’s office intends to interview the musicians of the German band Scooter, on the eve gave a concert in the Crimea. This was stated press Secretary of the Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (structure, preserved in the state office of public Prosecutor of Ukraine and based in Kyiv) Tatiana Tihonchik, according to “112 Ukraine”.
According to her, the Prosecutor’s office will submit the request to the competent authorities of Germany on the provision of international legal assistance with the purpose of questioning members of the group.
Earlier on Saturday it became known that against Scooter members in Ukraine were prosecuted. The frontman H. P. Baxter and the band members face up to eight years in prison under the criminal code of Ukraine “violation of the order of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and departure from it”. Information about the visit of the German group on the Peninsula were entered in the Unified register of pre-trial investigation after the Prosecutor’s office one of the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada.
Scooter also appeared in the database of the Ukrainian website “Peacemaker”. In the publication the authors said, “‘thank you” Russian radio station “Moscow speaking”, where staff sent to the portal letter and told of visiting the musicians of the Crimea.
In June, the Kyiv authorities have promised to close the entrance to Ukraine to the artists if they will visit the Peninsula by Russia.
Ukraine considers reunited with Russia in 2014, the Crimea its territory and visit the Peninsula without the consent of Kiev — a violation of the law. Moscow insists that the referendum in which the Republic changed territorial jurisdiction, consistent with international law.