The UN gave Ukraine the letter from Yanukovich to Putin to send troops

ООН передала Украине письмо Януковича Путину с просьбой ввести войска

A copy of the letter which the former Russian Ambassador Churkin demonstrated at the UN, in Ukraine. Document attached to materials of criminal proceedings against Yanukovych.

The investigation of treason Viktor Yanukovych by an official from the UN Secretariat received a photocopy of the letter of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych addressed to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 1 March 2014 asking to use the Russian Armed forces on the territory of Ukraine. This was stated by the Prosecutor of the Chief military Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine Ruslan Kravchenko, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

As noted, the UN Secretariat, the representatives of Ukraine received two documents.

“Investigators during a business trip in new York through the mission of Ukraine to the United Nations by the request received from the United Nations Secretariat cover letter with a rubber stamp photocopies of the treatment Churkin (the then permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin –ed.) on the recognition of official document letter of Yanukovych to Russian President, as well as a photocopy of the letter of Yanukovych to Putin. And this document is attached to materials of criminal production”, – he told reporters after the meeting Obolonskyi district court of Kyiv on Wednesday.

Kravchenko noted that the prosecution only received four letters from the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the received data, photocopies of documents, which former permanent representative to the UN Churkin presented on 3 March 2014 and which have been recognized as official UN documents.

“The first copy that we received from the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, it is the text of the letter from Yanukovich to Putin that was sent to the UN Secretariat and to each member of the UN security Council and permanent representative of Ukraine to the UN,” he said.

The Prosecutor noted that the former permanent representative of Ukraine to the UN Yuriy Sergeyev then sent a request for clarification that Mr. Churkin has attached to his appeal.

“And Sergeyev received a photocopy of the appeal Churkin on the recognition of the letter Yanukovych’s official UN document,” – said Kravchenko.

Earlier, according to Yuri Lutsenko, Russia denied the letter from Yanukovich to Putin.

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