Irina Chumakova. The former head of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych called the annexation of Crimea to Russia " the fact that happened."
"What was already there," - said V. Yanukovych Today, according to his statement, That " already As a fact that happened."
Assessing the situation in Ukraine in General, Yanukovych said: "the Tragedy of the Ukrainian country - what was. This is very bad, and Today we need to find ways How to get out of this situation."
Yanukovych also expressed gratitude to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for saving his life.
"Putin has decided, on the report of its special services. It was his right and his business. He did not consult me. I'm grateful that He has made this team and my guards helped to perform such a task is to take out me and to save my life, " said the Former head of Ukraine.
first, in March the head of the Russian Federation in the movie " the Crimea. The way Home was " told that he had tasked the heads of the Russian special services and the Ministry of defense to save the life of Yanukovych.
As emphasized by bi-Bi-si, Yanukovych also dismissed accusations that hides millions in foreign Bank accounts.
Yanukovych was deposed as President of Ukraine in February 2014 after the coup. The Verkhovna Rada ousted him from power, changed the Constitution and called early presidential elections, the results of which became the new President Petro Poroshenko. The impeachment regarding Yanukovych was not carried out.
Crimea and Sevastopol became the Russian regions after the March 2014 referendum in which an overwhelming number of voters (96, 77%) were in favor of reunification with Russia.