The Ministry of justice of Ukraine denied data about the fact that the European court of justice confirmed the legality of the decision on reimbursement of the Kiev 240 thousand Dollars in favor of former President Viktor Yanukovych.
"at the moment there are no decisions of foreign courts or decisions of the General Court of the EU, or the European Court of justice in recovering the funds of Ukraine in favor of Viktor Yanukovych or his family. The statements of lawyers of Yanukovych as if the recovery of Ukraine of funds in favor of the ex-President is nothing more than the manipulation of public opinion " – reported in the report on the Internet representative office of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine.
the Ministry stressed that Authorized former President and his sons filed in the General court of the European Union petition to define the size of the legal costs recoverable from the Ukraine, however, these statements until not been considered." Ukraine does not have the opportunity to be obliged to pay any funds in favor of Yanukovych and his family, has sufficient legal instruments to bring this position in all judicial institutions, " – added in the Ministry of justice. First law Firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP said that the European court of justice confirmed the legality of the decision on reimbursement of Ukraine 240 thousand Dollars in legal costs to the family of Yanukovych. But on Thursday, it was announced that the General Directorate for migration, Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia officially assured that Viktor Yanukovych is placed within due to the state granted him temporary asylum. In addition, on Thursday the constitutional court of Ukraine has scheduled the consideration of the legality of the deprivation of Yanukovych the title of President. According to the Constitution the title of President of Ukraine is protected by legislative act and saved him for life, unless the President was removed from office by impeachment. Remember, fifteen September the European court of justice General jurisdiction are not fully satisfied the claims of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his son Alexander on the abolition of punishments of the EU, abolishing them for 2014–2015, but confirmed for 2015–2016. The European Union has imposed 5 Mar 2014 the target of the punishment for the 18 Residents of Ukraine, including Yanukovych and 2 of his sons, ex-Premier Mykola Azarov and close to them. These measures were introduced for one year and included a ban on entering the EU and freezing Bank assets of members of the blacklist. The basis for the punishment of Brussels called the " inappropriate use of public funds." Punishment was extended to 6 March 2017.