Psychological examination found no evidence of pressure on fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych in his address to President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the request to send troops to Ukraine in 2014, according to «Ukrainian news».
The corresponding conclusion of the examination was announced during the meeting of the Obolon district court of Kiev on 28 September, the presiding judge Vladislav Devyatko.
The prosecution asked the court to examine the results of psychological examination of Yanukovych as evidence for the prosecution.
The examination was directed movies interview with Yanukovych, which he gave to journalists after a flight from Ukraine.
According to the results of a psychosomatic discourse analysis, the experts came to the conclusion that Yanukovych in the course of explaining his motives to appeal to Putin for military aid demonstrates confidence and conviction that they are right, but always trying to shift responsibility for the consequences on others. «Signs of the implementation of a psychological pressure on the part of outsiders, no,» – announced conclusion of the examination judge.
After the study of this evidence, the court turned to the study of linguistic examination of the statements of the accused.
In Ukraine against Yanukovych openly some criminal proceedings. He is accused of mass killings of citizens, misappropriation of state property, the seizure of power by unconstitutional means, the actions aimed at overthrowing the constitutional order.
The trial of Yanukovych in fact began in the Obolon district court of Kyiv on June 26. The decision on conducting the procedure of conviction of fugitive ex-President.
18 Jan 2017 the public Prosecutor of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko reported that the Chief military Prosecutor’s office received from the United Nations photocopies of the statements of Yanukovych with a request to enter into Ukraine troops of the Russian Federation. February 22, Yanukovych said in an interview that he had not turned to Russia with a request to send troops to Ukraine.
Former permanent representative of Ukraine to the UN Yuriy Sergeyev said on 15 August that Yanukovych’s appeal to Putin to use the Russian army to «restore constitutional order» in Ukraine was read out by the representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin at a meeting of the UN Security Council on 3 March 2014.
Psychological examination found no evidence of pressure on Yanukovych in his address to Putin with the request to send troops to Ukraine 28.09.2017