Pechersk district court of Kyiv allowed the Chief military Prosecutor’s office conduct against the former President Viktor Yanukovych in absentia proceedings on charges of treason.
On Friday January 20, according to «Ukrainian news».
This decision was made by judge Christina Tarasyuk.
In the course of the hearing, which lasted from 9:00 a.m., the protection of Yanukovych, said about 30 applications.
In particular, the court refused to depose Yanukovych in a videoconference format.
In addition, the defense asked the court to depose in the trial of the President of Petro Poroshenko, Secretary of national security and defense Alexander Turchinov, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy and others.
In addition, the lawyers Yanukovych tried to challenge the whole structure of the Pechersk court.
Earlier, the court refused the protection of Yanukovych to conduct a field trial in Russia.
Note that yesterday, January 19, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko in response to the accusations of the alleged inaction of Department headed by it asset recovery, presovanny family clan of the President-the fugitive, declared that the decision of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv on the criminal prosecution of Yanukovych may be «tomorrow».
After obtaining permission, the indictment in the case of high treason Yanukovych will be sent to court before the end of the month, and the verdict in the case is expected before April, predicts Deputy Prosecutor General — chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios.
According to the Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko, under the presidency of Yanukovych, his entourage blijaishie brought from Ukraine from 30 to 40 billion dollars. «I can say that to date not one penny of these funds are not returned to the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian budget», — said the Minister on 15 December.
The court allowed the correspondence investigation into the case of treason Yanukovych 21.01.2017