Lawyer Yanukovych: We in Russia are working with our fellow citizens who are being prosecuted in Ukraine for political reasons, but I want to testify in court

Protection of fugitive ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych is in Russia, where it communicates with witnesses in case of treason Yanukovych. This broadcast channel «112 Ukraine» said the lawyer Vitaly Serdyuk.

He said that the lawyers were notified of the Obolon district court of Kyiv, which will not be able to attend the meeting on January 10.

«Today, we notified the court, we work abroad, following the court’s decision on the witnesses. Tomorrow is not possible to be as will in the court of appeal to appeal against the replacement of our lawyers advocates from the center for free legal aid. Now we work with witnesses of the factual circumstances that will be presented as evidence in the case. We are in Russia, where they work with our fellow citizens who are being prosecuted in Ukraine for political reasons and have no possibility personally to get there. But they expressed a desire to testify in court as witnesses», – said Serdyuk.

He added that he met with Yanukovych and discussed with him the question of his participation in the trial. According to the lawyer, Yanukovych demands to provide for their participation through video conferencing.

In the Obolon court of Kyiv is considering the case against Yanukovych of treason, of complicity in the conduct of the war and the encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine that resulted in the death of people.

January 10 in connection with absence of lawyers of Yanukovych, the court adjourned the session until January 17. Prosecutors accused the defenders of the ex-President of the disruption in the process.




Lawyer Yanukovych: We in Russia are working with our fellow citizens who are being prosecuted in Ukraine for political reasons, but I want to testify in court 10.01.2018

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