Yanukovych plans to return to Ukraine – lawyer

Янукович планирует вернуться в Украину – адвокат

Yanukovych wants to come back

The lawyer of fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s claims that his client is going to return to Ukraine. Today it is only “temporarily” resides in Russia.

Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych planned to return home. This was stated by his lawyer Vitaly Serdyuk during a break in the Obolon district court, which considered the case of treason Yanukovych, UKRINFORM reported.

“Of course, he intends to return to Ukraine. Stay in the territory of the Russian Federation is a temporary forced measure,” – said Serdyuk.

According to him, Yanukovych has a certificate on granting temporary asylum on the territory of the Russian Federation “in connection with the fact that in Ukraine it is political persecution”.

We will remind, according to the Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, the existence of a scheme to embezzle state funds, the organized criminal groups of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and all involved persons confirmed by the 30th issued by a court sentences.