The paid lawyers of the ex-president Viktor Yanukovych intend to appeal against the sentence of Obolon District Court on the state treason case. Vitaliy Serdiuk said this, as the press service of the Aver Lex reports this.
According to the report, the lawyer from the Center of Provision of Secondary Freed Legal Assistance Yury Ryabovol has no authority to represent Yanukovych’s interests and to file appeals. Serdiuk added that the ex-president refused from Ryabovol’s services in August 2018.
“We are authorized lawyers, so we will file an appeal against the sentence of Obolon District Court on the state treason case, and it will be filed before the deadline”, - Serdiuk emphasized.
Earlier today, Yury Ryabovol, the state lawyer of Viktor Yanukovych has filed the appeal against the sentence of Obolon District Court on the state treason case of the ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.
The court found Yanukovych guilty of addressing the Russian President Putin and asking him to deploy troops in Ukraine.
Besides, the court sentenced ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to 13 years of the detention for the state treason and complicity in the holding of the aggressive war against Ukraine by the Russian Federation.
Yanukovych was charged with state treason, assistance in deliberate actions against Ukraine’s state border, sovereignty and territorial integrity and assistance in leading the aggressive war against Ukraine.
As it was reported earlier, the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office asked the court to sentence ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to 15 years of imprisonment in the case on state treason.