Contents tagged with Yanokovych

  • Ukrainian Interior Minister agrees to be questioned by the Russian Prosecutor’s Office in exchange for the extradition of Yanukovych

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said he is ready to be questioned in the case of alleged interference in the Russian presidential elections. In exchange, he demanded that the Russian Prosecutor's Office extradite former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych who is suspected of high treason in Ukraine.

    “I am ready to testify in the so-called case on interfering in the elections of Putin in exchange for the extradition of Ukrainian citizen Yanukovych,” Avakov wrote on Facebook.

    The …

  • Lawyer: Yanukovych will personally appear in Ukrainian court for the final statement

    The former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych will appear in court in person in order to make the final statement in the case of high treason, stated his lawyer, Oleksandr Goroshynsky, UNIAN reports. “We will see if I will be present at the session. But yes, [Yanukovych] will appear in person. Maybe a bit later,” his lawyer said.

    The Obolon District Court in Kyiv is considering the case on high treason initiated against Yanukovych. The court invited the ex-President to make a final …

  • Ukrainian court invites Yanukovych to make a final statement at his trial

    The Obolonsky District Court of Kyiv invited former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to a meeting on October 12 to make the last statement at his trial.

    One of the paid lawyers of Yanukovych, Alexander Goroshinsky, told the court that the former president wants to make the last statement in court, but only via video communication. Judge Vladislav Devyatko noted that court summons Yanukovych to the meeting, on the same terms "that were specified in the court's decisions prior (to his …

  • Prosecutor proposes to return Yanukovych to Ukraine with the help of special forces

    If the court passes a guilty verdict, the former president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych could be returned to the country with the help of special forces, believes the prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko, reports Hromadske.

    According to the prosecutor, the law enforcement bodies of Ukraine need to do everything possible to ensure that the court enforces the decision on Yanukovych.

    "It is possible to create a special unit, for example, like the Israeli Mossad. They can ensure that the special forces …

  • Attorney: Yanukovych in Russia temporarily, wants to return to Ukraine

    Attorney Vitaly Serdyuk says that his client, former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, intends to return to Ukraine.

    Serdyuk informed reporters of this during the recess of the Obolonskyi District Court, where Yanukovych’s high treason case is being reviewed, Ukrinform reports.

    “Certainly, he intends to return to Ukraine. Staying in Russian territory is a temporary necessary measure,” Serdyuk commented.

    According to him, Yanukovych has a certificate of temporary asylum in Russia “in …

  • Switzerland requires Ukraine to prove that detained gold belongs to 'Yanukovych's circle'

    Switzerland has demanded evidence for the transfer to Ukraine of more than half a ton of gold stolen and exported by the circle of fugitive ex-president Viktor Yanukovych, TSN reported, citing the press service of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).

    "To date, Ukrainian assets estimated at about 70 million Swiss francs have been frozen in Switzerland. The assessment of the amount may change depending on a number of criteria, such as currency fluctuations, the cost of equity, …

  • Ukraine submits an appeal against decision on 'Yanukovych loan'

    On Friday, the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance submitted the necessary documents on behalf of the State of Ukraine to the English Court of Appeals to initiate an appeal against the decision of the High Court of London on the claim of the Russian Federation against Ukraine regarding Eurobonds for $3 billion.

    "Ukraine is confident in the arguments of the appeal and in winning at the Court of Appeal at the appropriate time. The hearing of the appeal is tentatively scheduled for the second half of …

  • Ukraine to appeal debt dispute with Russia on Yanukovych’s debt

    By June 23, Ukrainian authorities intend to appeal the ruling of the High Court of Justice regarding the dispute with Russia over $3 billion of debt, the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance reports.

    “At the session which was held in the British court on May 26, 2017, judge William Blair increased the period during which Ukraine can make an appeal by 14 days (from June 9 to June 23, 2017),” the announcement states.

    Previously the Ukrainian Finance Ministry noted that at the last …

  • Ukraine's Prosecutor General: An attempt was made to withdraw funds from Yanuckovych's account

    A total of UAH 100.64 million hrvynia ($3.74 USD)  was based in the GLOBUS Bank-based accounts, whose beneficial owner is the son of ex-President Oleksandr Yanukovych. This discovery is reflected in the February 8 decision of the Pecherskyi court of Kyiv, which was published on 20 February. At the request of the Prosecutor General, the court seized these funds.

    On January 19, The State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine (SDFM) recorded that officials of the "All-Ukrainian Development Bank" …

  • Ukrainian court seizes Yanukovych's floating restaurant in Mezhyhirya

    The Pechersky District Court of Kyiv, at the request of the General Prosecutor’s Office, has seized floating crafts in Mezhyhirya which belong to Tantalit LLC. Moreover, the Court has ruled that former President Yanukovych should be detained in conjunction with the investigation of the illegal acquisition of property case against him. These judicial actions are available in the single register of court decisions, Interfax-Ukraine reports. According to the Court decision published on 1 February, …