The former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych will appear in court in person in order to make the final statement in the case of high treason, stated his lawyer, Oleksandr Goroshynsky, UNIAN reports. “We will see if I will be present at the session. But yes, [Yanukovych] will appear in person. Maybe a bit later,” his lawyer said.
The Obolon District Court in Kyiv is considering the case on high treason initiated against Yanukovych. The court invited the ex-President to make a final statement on October 23. Yanukovych’s lawyer stated that he would do so. The court also allowed the ex-president to make his last statement via video link if he wished.