Yanukovych's state treason: lawyers go to client in Russia, court postponed to March 6

Source : 112 Ukraine

The questioning o the first witness of the defense was planned for today
11:28, 28 February 2018

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The session of the Obolon Kyiv Court on the case of the state treason of Viktor Yanukovych, the former president of Ukraine did not take place today due to the non-appearance of the defense. The judge announced the break until March 6 as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.

The reason for the non-appearance of the advocates is their leaving to the client in the territory of Russia.

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'The court is obliged to announce the break until 10:00 am on March 6 to provide the quality and proper legal support of the defense whom the court wants to see at the court hearing', the chief judge claimed.

Today, the questioning of Oleksandr Shchegolev, the former Head of SBU Kyiv Department was planned.

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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.  


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