Procedure court correspondence initiated concerning the number of former bureaucrats, Among them ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, said the Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.
"today launched proceedings in absentia judgments in five criminal proceedings against six individuals: former President of Ukraine Yanukovych, the former head of the national Bank (Sergei) Arbuzov, former Minister of parish funds and fees (Alexander) Klimenko, former Minister of health (Raisa) Bogatyreva and her Deputy (Alexander) Stasenko, former Deputy Minister of the parish funds and fees (Andrew) Ignatova ", – said Shokin.
"The court recognized lawful confirm collected by the investigators in relation Ignatova, Bogatyreva and Yanukovych, and has already started the procedure of conviction. This is the 1st phase of our work. In the near future will be considered in relation to Arbuzov, Klimenko and Stashenko ", – said Shokin, reports RIA " Novosti ". 22 February 2014 in Ukraine there was a change of government, which has signs of a coup, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed the head of state Viktor Yanukovych from power, after which he fled the country. The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine filed at least 20 criminal proceedings relatively high position of the persons of the former government. Among them Viktor and Oleksandr Yanukovych, Viktor Pshonka, Vitaliy Zakharchenko, Andriy Klyuyev, Mykola Azarov, Eduard stavytsky, and others. At the end of February, Parliament adopted a decision to appeal to the Hague petition to bring Yanukovych to justice. Yanukovych was named a suspect in the mass murders and declared in the international wanted list.