Son of Victor Yanukovych, Alexander is one of those Ukrainian officials against whom EU extended the sanctions. He calls such decision a political one, reported his spokesman Yuriy Kirasir on Facebook.
He also wrote that “there are no real reasons” for the extension of sanctions.
Earlier we reported that EU published its decision to extend sanctions against Yanukovych
In particular, he stated that Ukrainian law enforcers indicted Yanukovych only in tax evasion by his "Artyomovsk Winery". But, according to Kirasir’s words the company has been paying taxes regularly and only in 2013 have paid 300 million UAH of taxes to the state budget.
"Alexander Yanukovych will continue to challenge the legality of the imposition of sanctions against him in the Court of the EU Justice and fight for his good name," - said the spokesman.