Yanukovych got a free lawyer

Янукович получил бесплатного адвоката

Viktor Yanukovych

Vitaly Meshechek will keep a case of treason of former President of Ukraine.

Regional centers of free secondary legal aid in Kiev has appointed the lawyer of Vitaly Meshechek to protect the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason.

This decision was taken on July 7, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“With the appointment of a lawyer in accordance with part 2 of article 21 of the law of Ukraine on free legal aid were taken into account the specialization of the lawyer, its current load level and complexity of production”, – noted in the regional legal aid centre.

In accordance with the instructions of the center, the attorney should arrive to participate in the meeting of the Obolonsky court for 10.00 on 12 July.

According to the unified registry of advocates of Ukraine, Vitaliy Meshechek have a certificate to practice law from June 13, 2012, issued by the Donetsk regional qualification-disciplinary bar Commission.

As reported Корреспондент.netJuly 6, Obolonskyi district court of Kyiv satisfied the petition of the prosecution and made the decision on the appointment of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych a free lawyer.

Earlier, Yanukovych said in a video that he did not wish to participate in the initiated by Ukraine trial on charges of treason and withdraws from court with his lawyers.