Protection ex-the President Victor Yanukovych demands the interrogation of the chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios in the case against Yanukovych of treason. On the request of the Prosecutor General’s office said the lawyer Yanukovych Vitaliy Serdyuk, quoted by the press service of the law firm «Aver Lex», reports «Ukrainian truth».
According to him, Anatoly Matios as one of the former senior executives of the administration of President Yanukovych should be questioned in case against Yanukovych of treason.
Main military Prosecutor’s office headed by Anatoly Matios, blames Viktor Yanukovych as President of Ukraine of inactivity, which was not responding to throughout 2013 and 1 March 2014 on the challenges posed by the Russian Federation.
He Matios «in this period occupied a senior post» (Deputy head of the Main control Directorate in the presidential Administration — ed.) said Serdyuk.
«Therefore, it must be known whether the administration of President in 2013 and in January-February 2014 information on the conduct of the Russian Federation the advocacy of subversive activities against Ukraine, as stated in the text of the message on suspicion, and presented these facts to President Viktor Yanukovych, what action was taken on this issue, and so on», — said Serdyuk.
«Therefore, we will insist on questioning of Anatoly Matios as a witness in the case of treason,» — said the lawyer Yanukovych.
Earlier, a military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios predicted that the verdict in the case Yanukovych will submit the APR.
28 November 2016 General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko to Svyatoshynsky district court of Kyiv announced that Yanukovych announced a suspicion of treason.
Yanukovych alleged that on 1 March 2014, staying in Russia, he committed treason by submitting a written statement to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin with the request to use Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine. Subsequently, as Lutsenko noted, this has led to the loss of the Crimea and Ukraine of objects of state property amounting to more than 1,080 trillion hryvnia.
Protection of Yanukovych asks to interrogate Matios in the case of treason 17.01.2017