Obolonskiy district court of Kiev on September 27 rejected the application of the Maxim, Gerasko, headvoice ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason, to adjourn the meeting due to his desire to meet his client in Rostov-on-don correspondent of the Internet edition «GORDON».
«It is my professional duty to go to the client and agree on the legal position,» he said.
Gerasko added that until such agreement can not represent the interests of his client and asked the court to provide funding for travel to Rostov-na-Donu (Russia).
The lawyer said he might come, and at his own expense.
The Prosecutor Maxim Crimea stated that the desire of the defender to go to Rostov-on-don is not grounds for the adjournment.
«However, he was not deprived of the right to their free time to go and to harmonize their legal position,» he said.
Referee Vladislav Devyatko said that, Gerasim had enough time to meet with Yanukovych.
«However, to explain to the defender that if he really will provide the documents on a business trip to Rostov-na-Donu or a relevant ticket regarding the trip, of course, the court will consider the petition again,» said the judge.
Gerasko also requested that the court removed the Prosecutor of the Crimea and left only Ruslan Kravchenko.
«At the hearings, go two prosecutors and one lawyer. All the other one goes to the Prosecutor, procedural head. And I am one, because the law does not imply that free lawyers may be two,» said the lawyer.
The motion court also rejected.
The trial of Yanukovych in fact began on 26 June. The decision on conducting the procedure of conviction of fugitive ex-President.
August 17 from the protection of the ex-President refused the state attorney Vitaly Machacek. He called the criminal proceedings are «particularly complex». He was replaced by Gerasko.
September 6, Obolonskyi district court of Kyiv postponed the hearing in the case of treason Yanukovych on September 21. The judge then accepted the arguments of Gerasko, who said that he needs time to familiarize with the case materials. Reporters gozzadini said that he may need three months.
At the meeting on 21 September, had rejected the request, Gerasko disqualification of judge Vladislav Devyatko and the exclusion from evidence of copies of certain documents, and videos.
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 court in the case Yanukovych rejected a lawyer’s petition to adjourn the meeting in connection with his desire to meet his client in Rostov-na-Donu 27.09.2017