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Yanukovych again was suspected of treason in Ukraine

The state Bureau of investigation of Ukraine (GBR) officially informed of the suspicion of treason in absentia already convicted according to this article, ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and former Minister of defence Dmitry Salamatin and Pavlo Lebedev.

Previously RRT had called Yanukovych and Salamatin and Lebedev "to determine the procedural status and conduct other investigative actions".

Poklonskaya wanted to send Poroshenko a letter of thanks

The Deputy Chairman of the state Duma Committee for international Affairs Natalya Poklonskaya said that the organizers of the coup in Ukraine, including the former President, Petro Poroshenko, has helped spur the Crimeans in their long quest to return to their historical homeland in Russia.

Earlier Poroshenko during interrogation in court as part of its consideration of the appeal on the conviction of a former head of state Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason said he considers him responsible for the loss of Ukraine's Crimea.

Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine said he is a suspect in a criminal case

Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine on European integration Olga Stefanyshina said that is a suspect in the criminal case, which was filed in 2014, "against officials of the times," the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine June 4, appointed a former Director of the government office of the coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic integration Olga Stefanishina for the post of Deputy Prime Minister for European integration.

The questioning of Poroshenko on the appeal of Yanukovych lasted about three hours

Kyiv court of appeal on Monday questioned former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the framework of the appeal against the sentence of former Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason, the interrogation lasted about three hours.

Earlier, the Kiev court of appeal started questioning Poroshenko. He said in court that he considers Yanukovych responsible for the loss of the Crimea to Ukraine.

Poroshenko denies that pressed on the court in the case of Yanukovych of treason

The ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said Monday that he had not exerted pressure on judges of the Obolon district court hearing the case against the former head of state Viktor Yanukovych of treason.

Earlier, the Kyiv appeal court started the interrogation of the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. He said in court that he believes Yanukovych is responsible for the loss of Ukraine's Crimea.

Poroshenko named in court guilty of Yanukovych in Ukraine's loss of Crimea

The ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during interrogation in court as part of its consideration of the appeal on the conviction of a former head of state Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason said he considers him responsible for the loss of Ukraine's Crimea.

Earlier, the Kiev court of appeal started questioning Poroshenko.

The court in Kiev began to interrogate Poroshenko

Kyiv court of appeals Monday continued the appeal against the sentence to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on charges of treason, began questioning the former head of state Petro Poroshenko.

Earlier the court has satisfied the petition of protection of Yanukovych repeated questioning Poroshenko and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the framework of the appeal against the verdict in the case of treason, the interrogation was scheduled for Monday.

"The opposition platform" demanded to cancel lustration in Ukraine

The parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform of Pro – life" demands to cancel the law "About the cleansing power" (on lustration) in Ukraine, as it is "discriminatory" and "covers Amateurs."

Earlier, the European court of human rights (ECtHR) has ruled that the law "About the cleansing power" (on lustration) violates the rights of lustrated officials. The ECHR decided that lustration was applied to a very wide circle of people that led to the wrongful dismissal of the applicants. In may, the Ministry of justice of Ukraine has proposed to narrow the circle of persons subject to lustration, it was developed the corresponding bill.