The prosecution requests 15 years in prison for Yanukovych on charges of treason

Прокуратура просит 15 лет заключения для Януковича по делу о госизмене

The prosecution in the person of the Chief military Prosecutor’s office asks court to appoint punishment in the form of 15 years of imprisonment for former President Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason. This was stated by the Prosecutor Maxim Crimea in a speech at the debate on Thursday, reports

Note the speech of the Crimea, and his colleagues, Ruslan Kravchenko, was accompanied by protests from the lawyers of Yanukovych, who strongly opposed the debate and involving the state attorney.

“I beg your honors Yanukovych Victor Fedorovich found guilty of the incriminated criminal proceedings and sentenced him to 15 years of imprisonment”, – said the Prosecutor.

Earlier today before the meeting and during the break there have been clashes between the paid lawyers of Yanukovych and the police. Law enforcement authorities refused to allow the defense in the courtroom, which caused lawyers the outrage and protests.

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.

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