Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko reacted to Yanukovych’s intentions to come to Ukraine under new president Volodymyr Zelensky. On his Facebook page, Lutsenko reminded Yanukovych about the sentence and criminal cases.
“I am glad Yanukovych wants to return. The sentence for state treason along with an indictment for the organization of shootings during Maidan are waiting for him here,” he noted.
“Verkhovna Rada voted “against” prolongation of the trial in absentia twice. Therefore, we are waiting for Yanukovych with convoy and handcuffs,” Prosecutor General concluded.
Earlier, Yanukovych’ lawyer Vitaliy Serdyuk said the fugitive President wants to come back to Ukraine under the presidency of Zelensky.
Viktor Yanukovych congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on his victory. ZeTeam informed that they can do without such greetings.
On March 5, Kyiv Court of Appeal returned the case of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to Kyiv Obolon Court to correct the mistakes and explanation of the verdict.
The court found Yanukovych guilty of addressing the Russian President Putin and asking him to deploy troops in Ukraine.
Besides, the court sentenced 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.