Treason Yanukovych: the court announced a new break, the next meeting will be held in September

Госизмена Януковича: В суде объявлен новый перерыв, следующие заседания пройдут в сентябре

The continuing judicial debate on the case of treason Viktor Yanukovych scheduled for September. This was at the end of today’s session the judge said Vladislav Devyatko, reports

In these meetings, speeches of the lawyers, as prosecutors today his word has said, asking for the accused to 15 years imprisonment.

“Thus in the case adjourns on 13 and 14 September at 10:00. However, given that in the court debates the defense side will be 6 defenders, the backup date is also on September 17th and 18th,” said the judge.

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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