Obolonskiy district court of Kiev has caused the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych at the first hearing in the case of treason. The meeting will take place may 4 at 10:00 local time. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing to judge Yanukovych and his associates in absentia.
The former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych called on the first court hearing in Kiev on charges of treason. This was reported by TASS with reference to the official portal «the Judiciary of Ukraine».
Hearings will be held may 4 in the Obolon district court of Kyiv at 10:00 local time. Yanukovych was summoned to court as a defendant.
«The court calls you to appear as a defendant at 10:00 on may 4, 2017 in the case of the charges of committing crimes under 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 in violation of the order established by the Constitution of Ukraine») parts 1 of article 111 («high treason»), part 5 article 27, part 2 of article 437 («Complicity in waging aggressive war) of the Criminal code of Ukraine», — stated in the agenda.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law «On amendments to the criminal procedure code of Ukraine», which allows absentia to judge former President Viktor Yanukovych and his associates.
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