Protection of Yanukovych insists on his participation in a court in Kiev on video

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Protection of the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych will insist on his participation in the court session on the case of treason, videoconference, declared on Friday to journalists the lawyer of ex-President Vitaly Serdyuk.

Obolonskiy district court of Kiev on may 4 proceeded to the consideration of the case of Yanukovych of treason. On Friday, preliminary hearing continued, the participation of Yanukovych is not expected, as earlier, the Kyiv court refused to send to Russia a request for international legal assistance in the organization of his participation in the video conference, the Rostov regional court.

«Protection will insist that the participation of Viktor Yanukovych in video conferencing in this court was provided», — said Serdyuk.

According to him, the defense again filed an application to the court to arrange a video conference.

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