Contents tagged with Yanokovych

  • Ukraine's State Financial Monitoring Service claims Yanukovych and his associates laundered billions of hrivnyas

    The State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine (SFMS) has identified hundreds of financial transactions that may be related to the legalization of the profits made illegally by the former president Viktor Yanukovych and his associates.

    This was stated in the report on the work of the department in 2016, published on the official web-portal of the Ukrainian government.

    It was noted that during the entire period of the investigation, which lasted from March 2014 to December 2016, 547 …

  • Yanukovych will cooperate in hearings if General Prosecutor takes into consideration the assassination attempts against him

    The former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, will participate in court hearings on his case only after the assassination attempt on his life is considered in the proceedings. Yanukovych’s lawyer, Vitaliy Serdyuk, stated this in his interview with Ukrainian National News.

    “Yanukovych will remotely participate in court hearings until the General Prosecutor’s Office takes seriously the attempts on his life. Currently, this case is in the Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine and the defense makes …

  • Instead of Yanukovych, his lawyer will come to the Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s Office for examination

    The attorney for exiled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, will appear at the Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s Office instead of the former President, TASS reported.

    "The defense will appear for this summon to fulfill procedural obligations and will notify the Court of the reasons that prevent Yanukovych from appearing personally," Serdyuk assured.

    He also stated that Article 138 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine provides the option to not appear in Court when summoned by …

  • Moscow’s Dorogomilovsky Court recognizes Maidan as a 'coup'

    On the 27th of December, the Dorogomilovsky Court of Moscow recognized the events of February 2014 in Ukraine as a coup. According to the court, the cessation of human rights in the country resulted in a coup d’état. As a result, the residents of the Crimea held a referendum to reunify with the Russian Federation, due to their spiritual origins, inextricable relationship with Russia, and alienation from Ukraine, Russia's Interfax news agency reported.

    The former Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, …

  • Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office: Yanukovych’s testimonies gave us lots of new information

    The Head of the Department of Special Investigations of the Prosecutor General’s Office, Sergey Gorbatyuk, stated in an interview with Sonya Koshkina on Left Coast that the General Prosecutor’s Office received a considerable amount of work during the testimonies of the former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych.

    According to him, these testimonies can be used not only in the case against Berkut officers, in which Yanukovych was a witness, but also in the proceeding in which the former …

  • Yanukovych: The decision on the referendum in Crimea was influenced by the Russian military

    The former Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, admitted that the decision on the referendum in the Crimea on the secession from Ukraine was influenced by servicemen from the Russian Black Sea Fleet, as he stated during his video deposition, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    "It was decided to immediately start the referendum on secession from Ukraine and to join Russia. And do you know that there were many servicemen of the Russian Black Sea fleet in Sevastopol? They also strongly influenced this …

  • The US will help Ukraine collect funds taken by Yanukovych

    The United States and Ukraine will cooperate in the search for and return of funds stolen by the former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych and his inner circle. The Secretary of National Security and the Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, discussed the issue during a meeting with the Acting Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Adam Szubin.

    Szubin expressed hope that there will be close cooperation between both countries on issues of counter-financing of …

  • Yanukovych says asset seizure is an attempt to divert attention from Kiev's failures

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych commented on the special assets forfeiture bill that was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada, which will allow his assets to be taken away.

    "Talks about 'mythical billions' of Yanukovych are nothing more than an attempt of the current political 'losers' to divert attention of the Ukrainians from the fact that they have led the country to a political and economic collapse," he said in an interview with Reuters.

    Yanukovych assured that his assets in …

  • Former Ukrainian president Yanokovych has become richer over the summer

    According to the reports of Ukrainian financial Monitoring Agency the value of the assets of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and the former government officials has increased over the summer months.As of the end of August The value of the frozen assets of the former high rank Ukrainian officials from Yanukovych’s government amounted to 107.2 million US dollars, 15.9 million  Euros and 135 million  Swiss Francs. This is 13.1 million Swiss Francs more than it was in the end of May.  …