Ex-Deputy of the state Duma testified against Yanukovych

Экс-депутат Госдумы дал показания против Януковича

Ilya Ponomarev

The GPU said the information is extremely important.

Former state Duma Deputy gave evidence to Ukrainian investigators in the criminal case of treason, ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.

This at a press conference in Kramatorsk, said Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“I can confirm that one of the witnesses, who gave extremely important testimony, is a former Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation, which testified about the impact of the signed letter calling for Putin to send troops to Ukraine, Duma’s decision to use the Armed forces of the Russian Federation abroad”, – said Lutsenko.

He noted that these readings will form the basis for future charges.

Earlier on Tuesday, 27 December, the military Prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko said. what testimony in the case of Yanukovych gave a former state Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev.

As reported Корреспондент.netIlya Ponomarev was the only state Duma Deputy, who voted against the annexation of Crimea by Russia. He later took away the parliamentary mandate.

In the summer of 2016 Ilya Ponomarev received a residence permit in Ukraine.

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