The new protector of former President Viktor Yanukovych in the case of treason was the lawyer of the former fighters of special division “Berkut” Alexander Gorodinsky. This became known during the meeting on Thursday, reports 112.ua.
According to the new defender, accused the ex-President signed a contract with the law firm headed by Gorodinskii. Continues to be paid, the lawyers of Yanukovych from the process came out and intend to represent him at the international level.
Today Gorodinski already asked for the withdrawal of all the judges because of “violations of the right of Yanukovych”. The petition was refused.
Recall that 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.
The indictment in the case of treason, the Main military office of public Prosecutor has transferred in court in March 2017. Yanukovych himself in court proceedings who is not involved on the territory of Ukraine is missing, hiding in Russia.
The prosecution asked for Yanukovych’s sentence of 15 years imprisonment.