Former lawyer of ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, Oleksandr Babikov denies that he was the lawyer of fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych, as Ukrainian News reported.
“I did not represent the interests of Yanukovych, moreover, in the cases of Maidan,” Babikov said.
Babikov stated that he was not the lawyer of the former president but he signed some technical papers as the representative of Aver Lex law firm, which defended Yanukovych.
Oleksandr Babikov worked at Aver Lex law firm, which is known for the defense of Viktor Yanukovych.
It is known that Babikov is the graduate of Kharkiv Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University. Before Maidan, he headed Supervision over Bodies Department at Kharkiv regional prosecutor’s office. He worked on the fight against organized crime and corruption. In 2012, Babikov stated that Interpol put Arsen Avakov on the wanted list. As a lawyer, he defended the security guard of Viktor Yanukovych, Dmytro Ivantsov.
As we reported, Oleksandr Buryak would lead the investigation of Maidan cases in the State Bureau of Investigation.