Yanukovych received Russian passport – Transparency

Янукович получил российский паспорт - Transparency

The former President is now under the protection of Russia.

The former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych received Russian citizenship. This is stated in the report of the international organization against corruption Transparency International.

In addition to Yanukovych, according to the organization, received a Russian passport and the ex-Prime Minister Mykola Azarov.

“Numerous facts indicate that Yanukovych and Azarov have been granted Russian citizenship and are under the protection of the state”, – the document says.

This stipulates that Azarov is ready to return to Ukrainian politics, “even if we have to refuse Russian passports”.

On 1 March it became known that Yanukovych will return to Ukraine as President. His lawyer said that the ex-President on the international wanted list not listed and can freely move around the world.

The next day the Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine has said that Russia does not respond to requests for assistance in the investigation on Yanukovych.

“We told him sexy gift made just came. But, unfortunately, does not go”, – skazali to the GPU.