The Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine suspected of Viktor Yanukovych in the implementation of activities in the interests of Russia in the issues of state security of the country at the time of the tenure of the President.
"The activities of Viktor Yanukovych as President of Ukraine was subordinated to the interests of the Russian Federation in matters relating to national security, what show he signed the decrees, appointments to key positions of persons with Russian citizenship, and the like. Accordingly, the Activities of Viktor Yanukovych qualifies under article 255 (creation of illegal organizations) and article 111 (high treason) of the Criminal procedure code of Ukraine", - the UNIAN quoted a letter of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.
The actions of Viktor Yanukovych considered in the following areas: intentional acts to harm the sovereignty, territorial integrity and confidentiality, defense, public, economic and information security of Ukraine. 22 February 2014, Ukraine saw a change of power with signs of a coup, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed the head of the country Viktor Yanukovych from power, After which he fled the country. The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine has opened at least 20 criminal proceedings relatively high position of the occupying persons of the former government. Among them Victor and Alexander Yanukovych, Viktor Pshonka, Vitaly Zakharchenko, Andriy Klyuyev, Mykola Azarov, Eduard Stavitsky, and others. After the violent seizure of power in Ukraine, heads of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine, was appointed the new Kiev government, released the interim results of the investigation of the " case of snipers ". Responsible for the death of over 100 people, the Military put on his political opponent – ex-President Viktor Yanukovych. Then it was stated that almost 20 fighters of special forces "Berkut" suspected in the shooting at Instytutska street. Yanukovych and Employees of "Berkut" deny his introduction to the murders. Yanukovych said that he had not given orders to shoot peaceful protesters and even gave an indication to withdraw all police forces from Kiev.