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16:57 17 Nov 2020

Rotterdam+ case is closed. For good, this time

The Appeals Chamber of the High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC) has finally recognized the Rotterdam+ case's termination as legal and justified. This decision came into force on November 17 and is not subject to further appeal.

The presiding judge Ihor Panaid declared the corresponding ruling on November 17, RBC-Ukraine reports.

"To close the appeal proceedings against HACC ruling of September 24," the judge said.

Thus, the HACC decision came into force, by which the SAPO resolution on the Rotterdam+ case termination was recognized as lawful and justified in the absence of corpus delicti.

"I understand, by making such a statement, the party (of Victor Chumak – ed.) clearly realizes that in case of terminating the appeal proceedings, the determination of the investigating judge Shiroka (on the Rotterdam+ case termination – ed.) will take effect and be valid after the Court of Appeal declares," the SAP prosecutor, Vitalii Ponomarenko, reported in court.

To recap, on August 27 the Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office terminated the Rotterdam+ case concerning suspects in the absence of corpus delicti.

To recap, on August 27 the Specialized Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office terminated the Rotterdam+ case concerning suspects in the absence of corpus delicti.

On September 24, the decision was upheld by the High Anti-Corruption Court, and on September 29, by the Prosecutor General's Office.

The decision to terminate the case was made after receiving the conclusion of the final Security Service examination, which didn't establish damages from the Rotterdam+ formula.

Later in October, HACC decided to reopen the Rotterdam+ case.

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