They informed the court that he had served abroad.
Lawyers of former President Viktor Yanukovych on 10 January did not attend the meeting of the Obolon district court of Kiev, where he discusses the criminal proceedings on treason Yanukovych.
The presiding judge Vladislav Devyatko said that morning received from them a petition, which States that the defenders left for the trip: Vitaliy Serdyuk – in Turkey, Igor Fedorenko – in Poland.
“Given that the hearing did not profit the defenders of the accused Yanukovych Victor Fedorovich, the court had to adjourn the trial until 10:00 on January 17. Also remind that the next date is 10:00 on 18 January,” said the judge.
Prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko said that’s not a good reason for missing court session.
Recall that former President Yanukovych accused of treason (part 1 of article 111 of the criminal code), aiding separatism (part 5, article 27, part 3 of article 110 of the criminal code) and aiding in waging aggressive war (part 5, article 27, part 2 of article 437 of the criminal code). His trial in absentia in connection with the fact that he is hiding from justice in Russia.
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