At the next held court, Anna Matviyevskaya said that she was not going to continue to conduct the case on Nele Shtepa. She recused herself.
In connection with the circumstances of the recusal of the judge of Ordzhonikidzevsky district court, the hearing in the case of N. Shtepa was postponed to September. Witnesses have already been questioned in this case. Recall that the arrest was made in 2014. Due to the fact that she was accused of treason to the state and that her actions threatened the territorial integrity of the country. Also she was accused of creating a terrorist group and the deaths of innocent people. It is noted that Shtepa urged people to speak out against Ukraine. She helped organize and conduct the referendum.
The case is still being investigated. She faces life in prison.