Turchinov illegally became President in 2014 – Watermelon

Турчинов незаконно стал президентом в 2014 году – Арбузов

Serhiy Arbuzov

In Ukraine there was a coup, said the former Deputy Prime Minister.

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Serhiy Arbuzov said that in the country in 2014 was a coup. He stated in Dorogomilovsky court of Moscow, which considered the claim of former MP Volodymyr Oliynyk on the recognition of events in Ukraine in 2014 coup.

“I believe the events in the country’s coup… Viktor Yanukovych was removed from office by the President in an unconstitutional manner and appointed Oleksandr Turchynov and the head of state, and speaker of Parliament”, – said Arbuzov.

He also said that the deputies “under the threat of violence” forced “to vote for the resignation”.

According to him, representatives of the EU interfered in the internal Affairs of Ukraine, trying to impose the signing of the Association Agreement. “I take it as a pressure as recommendations (based on the signing of the Association agreement – ed.) was very Intrusive,” said Arbuzov.

He added that other “strong recommendation” was a rejection of the imposition of martial law and weapons of the police officers of military weapons.

In addition Arbuzov said that he received threats, including “Right sector”, therefore he “had to take his family”.

Earlier Yanukovych has declared readiness to testify about the coup, which allegedly occurred in Ukraine in February 2014.