New state’s attorney Viktor Yanukovych in the case of high treason assigned to Victor Ovsyannikov, the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
In his communication with journalists the lawyer said that the process of the following through the Internet and television, and noted the need to provide time for familiarization with the case materials.
“Court debate is an important stage at which the parties must Express their attitude to the case. Think we need a lot of time to learn the materials if I stay in,” he said.
At the beginning of the hearing Wednesday took the word of the Prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko a speech in the debates, but he was interrupted by Ovsyannikov and pay the lawyer Yanukovych Alexander Bidik. The lawyers tried to silence the Prosecutor, and after failed attempts left the room.
Debate adjourned until 14:00.
The former lawyers of Yanukovych refused to participate in the debate the day before, after which he would be given free counsel.
We will remind, Yanukovych in the case of treason was already several state attorneys. Is Vitaly Machacek, Maxim Gerasim and Igor Lyashenko.
Ex-President Yanukovych suspected of committing crimes under part 1 of article 111 (“high treason”), part 5 article 27, part 3 of article 110 (“Complicity in deliberate acts committed with the aim of changing the boundaries of the territory and the state border of Ukraine”) and part 5 article 27, part 2 of article 437 (“complicity in the waging of aggressive war”) the criminal code of Ukraine.