Yanukovych says why he gave the command to cease fire on the Maidan

Янукович рассказал, почему не отдал команду прекратить огонь на Майдане

The fourth President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said that he had not given the command to cease fire on the protesters of the revolution of Dignity, as the team “had to give”. He declared it during interrogation on the case of five ex-“berkutovets” via video link from a court of Rostov.

“I was told that fire was opened from the houses, which were controlled by the opposition. And such to give the command to cease fire house, I didn’t have to give them these commands. Therefore, law enforcement authorities worked in his regime,” said the fugitive President.

Recall that in the Svyatoshinsky court of Kiev on 28 November, will continue hearing the case of five former employees of special division “Berkut” Alexander marinchenko, Sergei Temtory, Oleg Janiszewski, Pavel Abroskin and Sergey Zinchenko, accused in the shooting of 48 activists of the Euromaidan at Institutskaya street in Kiev February 20, 2014.

The meeting is an interrogation of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych as a witness. 112.ua is an online broadcast of the interrogation.