Protection of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych appealed the decision of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine correspondence about the pre-trial investigation, the lawyer said the former President Vitaly Serdyuk in the air " ".
before the Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine through official government newspaper "governmental courier" called Yanukovych on August eleven for questioning on charges of embezzlement. Later, the PGO said that is not able to build the interrogation video. In addition, the Ukrainian Supervisory Ministry stressed that it would conduct an interrogation, if Yanukovych are to the law enforcement agencies of the Russian Federation or at least consular post in the territory of the Russian Federation. But lawyers for the ex-President said that the Ukrainian investigators and Protection Yanukovych still agree on the conduct of his interrogation in a videoconference.
According to Serdyukov, the Defence appealed the decision of the Prosecutor General correspondence about the pre-trial investigation, and the date of the meeting, which will address the complaint from protection, will be known on the first day of the week, August 10.
"Such a decision could be made, if Yanukovych was in the international wanted list. The search was stopped, there were no grounds for making such decisions. If you disagree with our appeal, we will appeal to the ECHR, " said the lawyer.
He noticed that Yanukovych will not be able to attend the questioning of eleven August in Kiev." The result of the GPU was briefed about the presence of good reasons of absence of investigations, " said the lawyer.
"the agenda that has been published, we will also give a proper response to the GPU. This will be a letter about the presence of good reasons of absence of investigative activities referring to the publication 138 of the CPC. It will not have the opportunity to be at risk of his life and to health, " He added.
in early 2015, it was announced that the main Prosecutor's office of Ukraine has started the procedure of correspondence involving Yanukovych to justice under the criminal code and appealed to Russia with a request for the extradition of the former President. The General Prosecutor's office suspected Yanukovych in the creation of an illegal organization, abuse of office, embezzlement of state property and on several other articles. The head of the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation stated that he had not received the documents for the extradition of Yanukovych to Kiev.
at the end of July one of the Ukrainian TV channels said that Yanukovych, whom the Ukrainian authorities suspect, for example, in the creation of an illegal organization, has agreed to testify at the trial of his case in a videoconference. According to the information of the Internet edition " Ukrainian truth ", the lawyers Yanukovych complained that the GPU is not agreed to hear his testimony in a videoconference.