Former president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych regularly received threats and was afraid that the protesters would come to the building of his administration. Kostyantyn Kobzar, the security guard of Yanukovych claimed this during the questioning through the video-conference from annexed Crimea as Ukrainian News reported.
Kobzar claimed that he had the service relationship with Yanukovych and specified the threats received by the ex-president.
“Endangerment of President Yanukovych constantly escalated, there was an operative information on the mining of the highway on the route; there were attempts on the block of the exit from the residence and entrance to the presidential administration, the roads were blocked,” Kobzar said.
He also said that on February 19, 2014, Yanukovych was surprised to percept the information about the shooting in the downtown of Kyiv and was afraid that a lot of the protesters will come to his administration.
As we reported on June 26, Hanna Herman, the former adviser of Yanukovych testified at the court on the case of the state treason of Yanukovych.
Yanukovych is 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.