Yanukovych is preparing to return to Ukraine – lawyer

Янукович готовится вернуться в Украину - адвокат

Lawyer Yanukovych told about his intentions to return to Ukraine

At the same time, the prosecution says about confidence in his position regarding the verdict to the former President.

Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia in 2014, wants to return to Ukraine. This was stated by the lawyer Vitaly Serdyuk after the session in Appellate court of Kiev, where they began to hear appeals against the verdict of the fugitive ex-head of state, reports channel 5.

“The main objectives set by the client, is to bring to justice the perpetrators of the surrender of the Crimea, the perpetrators of the unconstitutional seizure of power or coup – now executed”, – said Serdyuk.

So, Serdyuk said that the protection implements activities to enable the stay of Yanukovych in Ukraine. “He is now on the territory of the Russian Federation temporarily. And protection measures that will ensure the opportunity of his stay in the country”, – said the lawyer.

And the Prosecutor of GPU Ruslan Kravchenko stressed that the prosecution is confident of victory because “the verdict of the Obolonsky district court in Kyiv – reasoned and legitimate.”

As reported, the European Court of justice ruled on the lifting of EU sanctions on the claims of Viktor Yanukovych, Oleksandr Yanukovych, Oleksandr Klimenko, Sergey Arbuzov, Viktor Pshonka, Artem Pshonka and Andriy Klyuyev.

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