Protection of Viktor Yanukovych had not received any documents, which shall be notified that the ex-President of Ukraine is suspected of violating the law, said on Thursday the lawyer Yanukovych Vitaliy Serdyuk in broadcast television channel " ".
first, the General Prosecutor's office declared that Yanukovych appeared in five criminal cases, namely: the Maidan events, creating illegal groups, on the facts of illegal appropriation of forest lands Sukholuchya, on the facts of occupying lands in the residence " mezhigorye ", as well as on the fact of misappropriation of public funds in the case of " Ukrtelecom ".
the other day the chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine said that Yanukovych is suspected of taking bribes in the amount of 26 million in 2011-2012 (about 1, 2 million dollars at current exchange rate). According to the Agency, Yanukovych received a bribe under the guise of royalties for their future is already written and the books.
"currently, the Defense had not received any documents related to new suspicions. So it was on any and all matters that relate to our client (Yanukovych - ed.)", - said Serdyukov.
Yanukovych was elected President of Ukraine on 25 February 2010 for a five year term. However, on 22 February 2014 in the country there was a coup. The Verkhovna Rada ousted him from power, changed the Constitution and appointed a may special election, the results of which became the new President Petro Poroshenko. Yanukovych was forced to leave the country. After the coup d'etat fresh authorities instituted a number of criminal cases against former bureaucrats.