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Ukraine's ousted Yanukovych to hold press conference in Moscow on February 6

His lawyer Oleksandr Horoshynsky states “the surprises are possible”
15:27, 5 February 2019

Kommersant

Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment, would hold a press conference in Moscow on February 6, as Hromadske reported citing his lawyer Oleksandr Horoshynsky.

Horoshynsky noted that Yanukovych to talk about the sentence delivered by Obolon Court of Kyiv.

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He also added that “the surprises are possible.”

According to the Russian media, the press conference will begin at 13:00 at Kyiv time.

Earlier the court found Yanukovych guilty of addressing the Russian President Putin and asking him to deploy troops in Ukraine.

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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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As it was reported earlier, the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office asks the court to sentence ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to 15 years of imprisonment in the case on state treason, as Prosecutor Maksym Krym said during the debates in the court on Thursday, August 16.

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