The Prosecutor's Office asks the Obolon District Court of Kyiv to hold the questioning of Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine on the case of the treason of Yanukovych. Ruslan Kravchenko, the prosecutor claimed this as 112.ua reported.
'I ask to call Petro Poroshenko to the court session as the witness of the prosecution. The necessity to question this witness occurred during the investigation of the evidence at the court session that took place on December 6, 2017. The mentioned witness can provide the testimony on the armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine that led to the annexation of Crimea', Kravchenko explained.
Also, the Prosecutor's Office will question the number of the witnesses, including Andry Paruby, the Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, Arsen Avakov, the Minister of Internal Affairs and Oleksand Turchynov, the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Consul.
Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych fled the country in February 2014, as his regime was toppled during the Revolution of Dignity. He has been hiding from justice ever since. Yanukovych is accused of state treason, assistance in waging the aggressive war against Ukraine and changing state borders of this country.