Gerashchenko: it’s Not like Russia is ready to extradite Yanukovych, but he must not go unpunished

Геращенко: Не похоже, что Россия готова выдать Януковича, но он не должен оставаться безнаказанным

First Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko

First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Irina Gerashchenko believes that the actions of the Russian Federation at the present time indicate that she’s not ready to give Kiev the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. She declared it on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“I believe that Ukraine should be the procedure of conviction of all involved in crimes against the Maidan. Today Yanukovych holds that country, which continues the war against Ukraine. It’s not like Russia was ready to give Yanukovych, but this does not mean that he should be punished. Obviously that has to take place before the end of the investigation the right to participate in all those tragic events, and he must bear responsibility before the Ukrainian and international justice,” she said.

Recall, today, November 25, in the Svyatoshinsky court of Kiev videoconference will take place on the interrogation of Viktor Yanukovych in the case of 5 former employees of special forces “Berkut”.

Former employees of “Berkut” Alexander marinchenko, Sergei and Oleg Tuturu Janiszewski suspect in the shooting of 48 participants of Euromaidan at Institutskaya street in Kiev February 20, 2014 the Case was joined with that of the former “Berkut” Paul Abroskin and Sergey Zinchenko. The investigators established the involvement of a specialcompany of the Kiev “Berkut” to the massacre of 48 protesters and inflicting gunshot wounds 80 protesters February 20, 2014 at Instytutska street. The results of the investigation reported suspicion of 25 employees of a specialcompany of this and the steering regiment “Berkut” of involvement in these events, 20 of them are wanted and 5 are in custody.

The interrogation is scheduled for 13:00.

The GPU think that there may be technical obstacles during interrogation Yanukovych. And the protection of the ex-President of Ukraine admits that the interrogation in General can be disrupted.

All the details regarding the interrogation of former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych proposed a live feed at the link.