Contents tagged with treason

  • Yanukovych was warned twice by Ukraine’s Security Service about looming Russian invasion

    The Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) warned former president Yanukovych twice about an existing threat to the national security of Ukraine from Russia. He sent two letters to the president regarding the threat: one dated January 15, 2013 and another dated February 17, 2014.

    The UNIAN news agency reports that Prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko provided this information in the Obolonskyi District Court of Kyiv, during the questioning of MP Mykhailo Dobkin. According to Kravchenko, this …

  • Ukrainian President to be questioned in Yanukovych’s case

    The Obolonsky Court of Kyiv will question the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, as a witness in the state treason case against the fugitive former President, Viktor Yanukovych, on February 21st, as reported by prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko to UNN news outlet.

    Kravchenko said that, "The questioning is planned for February 21st."

    Kravchenko added that on the same day, the questioning of Volodymyr Yelchenko, Ukraine’s ambassador to the UN, is also scheduled.

    Previously, Poroshenko stated …

  • Ukraine detains ex-health minister of the annexed Crimea

    An ex-"Minister" of annexed Crimea, Petro Mikhalchevsky, who is suspected of treason, was taken into custody for a month, the Press Secretary of the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Tatyana Tikhonchik announced on January 8.

    According to Krym.Realii, during the court hearing, the representatives of the Prosecutor's Office insisted on the detention of Mikhalchevsky for a period of 60 days.

    "The work of Mikhalchevsky in the Russian government of the Crimea is an …

  • Moldovan opposition accuses Dodon of treason and promoting interests of Russia

    The Moldovan opposition party, the Action and Solidarity Party, appealed to the Prosecutor General's Office to prosecute the country's President Igor Dodon “for promoting the interests of the Russian Federation and treason,” Ukrinform news agency reports.

    “In breaking the provisions of the Constitution and the oath taken by the Moldovan president at the time of his inauguration, citizen Igor Dodon openly promotes the interests of another state - the Russian Federation. Congratulating the …