Kyiv court names date to announce verdict in Yanukovych treason case
Kyiv's Obolon District Court on Thursday, Jan 24, at 09:00 Kyiv time, will start delivering a verdict in the case of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who is being charged with high treason.
"Kyiv's Obolon District Court reports that the verdict in a criminal proceeding on charges against Viktor Yanukovych of committing crimes under Part 5 of Article 27, Part 3 of Article 110, Part 1 of Article 111, Part 5 of Article 27, and Part 2 of Article 437 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine will be announced in courtroom No.15 at the address: 2-E, Marshal Tymoshenko Street, Kyiv, at 09:00 on January 24," the court said in a statement.
UNIAN memo. Yanukovych is charged with treason, complicity with the Russian authorities, and deliberate actions committed to alter the state border of Ukraine in violation of the Ukrainian Constitution. He is also accused of waging an aggressive war. These are the crimes stipulated in Part 1 of Article 111, Part 5 of Article 27, Part 3 of Article 110, and Part 2 of Article 437 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The judicial panel of Kyiv's Obolon district court on June 29 granted the prosecution's request for special judicial proceedings in the Yanukovych case.
Ukrainian prosecutors request that the court sentence Yanukovych to a 15-year prison term.