The attorney General said, when Yanukovych’s extradition to Ukraine

Ex-President Viktor Yanukovych may be extradited to Ukraine after you have completed the conflict in the Donbass. In an interview with «Details» on TV channel «inter» said the Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

«The case against him is actually completed. It is clear that he ran the whole process through its associates, its people and murders on the Maidan, all led by Yanukovych,» Zaev Shokin.

However, he expressed confidence that Yanukovych will be brought to justice.

Comments on the question of what to do this, Shokin said: «once the war in the East of Ukraine will end — and I hope, common sense and the triumph of international law will win, and we get Yanukovych back to Ukraine».


After the execution of the Maidan protests, President Yanukovych fled Ukraine in the night of 22 to 23 February 2014. During your stay in Russia, the fugitive repeatedly appealed to the people of Ukraine about his «legitimacy». On 1 March he wrote to the Russian authorities with a request to use Russian troops in Ukraine.

October 3, adviser to the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to Yanukovych’s family.

Against Yanukovych and other former officials have opened a criminal case on mass killings of civilians. They were declared wanted.

Also in respect of a number of high-ranking officials of times of Yanukovych initiated criminal proceedings on the facts of money laundering and capital outflow.

In February 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law «On the deprivation Viktor Yanukovych of title of President of Ukraine».

On 21 July, the Interpol Yanukovych was expelled from the international wanted list because of the «political nature of the criminal case».

On 16 December the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov declared that managed to find archives of documents Yanukovych and members of his family, which will help to investigate crimes committed by them.

Found documents attached to various criminal proceedings and the Prosecutor General’s office assessed as important evidence.

The attorney General said, when Yanukovych’s extradition to Ukraine 08.02.2016

Февраль 8th, 2016 by
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