Yanukovych state treason: case passed to Kyiv Appeal Court

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier it was returned for the correction of the misprints and explanation of the verdict
08:35, 3 April 2019

Viktor Yanukovych, ex-President of Ukraine (February 25, 2010 – February 22, 2014)
Ukrainian President

Obolon District Court of Kyiv has filed the case on the state treason of ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to Kyiv Appeal Court as Ukrinform reported.

“Due to the necessity of the consideration by the court of the first instance, the case was returned. We have already considered the appeals filed by the lawyers on the correction of the misprints and appeals on the explanation of the court’s decision. We refused the defenders, wait until the end of the term for the appeal, gathered the appeal complaints and the case went to Kyiv Appeal Court for the consideration of all filed appeals,” Inna Svynarenko, the Spokesperson of Obolon District Court said.

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As we reported earlier, 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.

On February 26, the court reported that five appeals were filed against the verdict for ex-President Viktor Yanukovych.

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. But the court refused to do it.

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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.  

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