The issuance of the Russian citizenship to Victor Yanukovych, the former president of Ukraine was never considered as the title of president in Ukraine provided for the term of life. Vitaly Serdyuk, the advocate of Yanukovych claimed this during the press conference in Russia as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.
‘Talking about the issuance of the Russian citizenship – such issue was never considered by Victor Yanukovych. He is the president of Ukraine, the title of president as is known provided for the term of life. That is why it was never discussed and it was just fake’, he said.
As we reported Victor Yanukovych held the press conference in Russia on the shootings in Maidan that took place four years ago.
Yanukovych escaped to Russia in 2014 and held the press conference for the last time on November 25, 2016.
Yanukovych is suspected in the state treason and his case is considered in Kyiv. The questioning of Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine took place on February 21. He was a witness from the side of the prosecution. Also, the president of Ukraine mentioned many issues that can be found in the key-points of his testimony.