Contents tagged with Viktor Yanukovych

  • Ukrainian prosecutors asks for 15-year sentence for Yanukovych

    The Military Prosecutor's Office of the Central Region of Ukraine asked the court to sentence the country’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to fifteen years imprisonment on charges of state treason, Channel 112 Ukraine reports.

    “I ask the respected court to find Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych guilty on all the charges proceedings and to sentence him to 15 years imprisonment,” stated prosecutor Maksym Krym during the court debate.

    The defense was outraged with the speeches of prosecutors' …

  • Yanukovych files lawsuit against Ukraine's Prosecutor General Lutsenko

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych filed a claim with the Pecherskyi District Court of Kyiv against the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko "to protect honor, dignity and business reputation and to counter false information", as stated on the court’s website.

    According to the resolution, the court has accepted Yanukovych's claim, which was filed on June 23, for consideration. However, the resolution does not specify what "false information" Yanukovych asks to refute. …

  • Ukrainian President to be questioned in Yanukovych’s case

    The Obolonsky Court of Kyiv will question the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, as a witness in the state treason case against the fugitive former President, Viktor Yanukovych, on February 21st, as reported by prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko to UNN news outlet.

    Kravchenko said that, "The questioning is planned for February 21st."

    Kravchenko added that on the same day, the questioning of Volodymyr Yelchenko, Ukraine’s ambassador to the UN, is also scheduled.

    Previously, Poroshenko stated …

  • Ukraine sends request to US to have Manafort questioned

    The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine (GPU) is preparing new requests to question American political technologist Paul Manafort, who was a consultant of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and whose name features in the “black ledger” of the Party of Regions with respect to funds and their use, said Serhiy Horbatyuk, leader of the GPU’s special investigations department, as reported by Radio Liberty.

    “Yes, of course, we are preparing requests, we will send a request for …

  • Ukrainian court seizes Yanukovych's house, flat, two garages, and a ship

    The Pechersky district court of Kyiv seized the property of former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. The court order empowered authorities "to seize an apartment house, two garages in a semi-underground parking and a ship named ‘Brig,’ prohibiting individuals who have the relevant right to dispose of the specified property.”

    According to the document, Yanukovych is suspected of committing crimes related to articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine on treason, accessory to changing the …

  • Russia confirms that Kyiv's questioning of Yanukovych via video conference will take place on November 25

    The Head of the Department of Special Investigations of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, Sergey Gorbatyuk, noted that former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych could be interrogated as a witness in the case of the murder of Maidan activists.

    “As far as I’m aware, Russia sent a confirmation that this interrogation should take place on the 25th of November,” Gorbatyuk stated on 112.Ukraine TV on Saturday.

    As previously reported, on November 16, Yanukovych’s lawyer, Vitaliy …