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      Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine reacted on journalists’ investigation about President`s Spanish villa
      Nov29

      Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine reacted on journalists’ investigation about President`s Spanish villa

      National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has changed its position on whether President Petro Poroshenko should have declared ownership of a Spanish seaside villa, raising questions about the state agency`s independence from the presidential administration, RFE/RL reports. Poroshenko`s ownership of the multimillion-dollar luxury villa...

      Lutsenko: Azarov next to be charged with high treason
      Nov28

      Lutsenko: Azarov next to be charged with high treason

      Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko does not rule out that former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov may soon be served with charges of high treason and encroachment on Ukraine`s territorial integrity and inviolability, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I do not rule out that former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov will be...

      Yanukovych`s testimony void, he was caught lying many times – prosecutor
      Nov28

      Yanukovych`s testimony void, he was caught lying many times – prosecutor

      Prosecution was not satisfied with the fact that, given the limited time of the interrogation, it was unable to ask Yanukovych most questions. PGO prosecutor Oleksiy Donskoy said that the questioning of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych has shown that his testimony was void and that he had lied repeatedly, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a...

      Liquidation of bank belonging to Yanukovych`s son extended until 2020
      Nov28

      Liquidation of bank belonging to Yanukovych`s son extended until 2020

      Ukraine`s Deposit Guarantee Fund has extended the period of the liquidation of National Bank for Development (VBR) belonging to Oleksandr Yanukovych, the son of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, until 2020, according to a posting on the Fund`s website. The Fund also prolonged the authority of the bank`s liquidator, Serhiy Mykhno. As...

      Spain puts Firtash on int`l wanted list – media
      Nov27

      Spain puts Firtash on int`l wanted list – media

      The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office of Spain has put Ukrainian gas tycoon Dmytro Firtash on the international wanted list, suspecting him of laundering large sums of money. Firtash is wanted along with his two accomplices – citizens of Ukraine, Deutsche Welle reports with reference to its source in the prosecutor`s office in Spain. It is...

      Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine
      Nov27

      Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine

      Fugitive ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who fled Ukraine to Russia in February 2014, has confirmed he asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to send Russian troops to Ukraine, saying his request was under the influence of emotions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”This document [a letter addressing Putin] indeed existed. There...

      Yanukovych`s video questioning postponed to Nov 28
      Nov25

      Yanukovych`s video questioning postponed to Nov 28

      The court has decided to postpone to Nov 28 a questioning via videoconference of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in the case of the EuroMaidan shooting. Earlier in the hearing, Yanukovych insisted on holding a video conference today. ”I am of course well aware that the delay in my questioning is a deliberate decision. A deliberate...

      Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order
      Nov25

      Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order

      The Russian side is trying to exploit a video questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, said Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Zorian Shkiryak, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. ”Of course, we will ensure the protection of public order. A few minutes ago, I spoke with the leaders of the court, where the...

      Lutsenko on Yanukovych questioning: Another PR-event to claim ”illegitimate Kyiv junta”
      Nov25

      Lutsenko on Yanukovych questioning: Another PR-event to claim ”illegitimate Kyiv junta”

      Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko considers today`s upcoming questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych via a video conference another PR-action on ”illegitimate Kyiv junta” on the anniversary of Euromaidan. ”We should not expect anything really important from Yanukovych`s questioning in a court hearing. Firstly, this...

      Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today
      Nov25

      Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today

      On November 25, the Svyatoshinsky District Court of Kyiv will hold a hearing in the case of the Maidan events, with plans announced to question as a witness Ukraine`s disgraced ex-president Viktor Yanukovych via video conference. The questioning of Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled for 13:00 Kyiv time. In addition to the former head of state, the...

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