Yanukovych has appointed a free lawyer

Deprived of the title of President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has appointed a free lawyer from the Regional centre for the provision of free legal aid. The decision adopted by the Obolon district court of Kyiv at the request of the prosecution, reports UKRINFORM.

According to the judge Vladislav Devyatko, the court granted the prosecution’s motion because the trial of Yanukovych could not be managed without the involvement of counsel.

In addition, he recalled that at the hearing adjourned until 10 o’clock on July 12.

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Recall, July 6, the lawyers of Viktor Yanukovych, Vitaliy Serdyuk and Igor Fedorenko said on withdrawal from the trial in the Obolon district court of Kyiv. The defenders of the fugitive stressed that since July 6, will not participate in the hearing because Yanukovych wrote a statement that waives their services.

As previously reported, Obolon court of Kyiv allowed the special court proceedings in the case of Viktor Yanukovych. This resolution provided for the absence of Yanukovych, who would have to go with the court on the Skype connection. In absentia proceedings, the prosecutors insisted.

In November 2016 , the Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko announced the suspicion of treason Viktor Yanukovych in the premises of Sviatoshynsky court, being in direct contact with the Rostov court, where the President is a fugitive. Yanukovych is accused of committing treason, aiding the authorities of the Russian Federation, intentional acts committed for the purpose of modifying the boundaries of the territory and the state border of Ukraine.

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