Victor Yanukovych

Anniversary of Crimea's reunification with Russia

Saturday marks three years since Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Crimean leadership signed an agreement on the accession of the Republic of Crimea to Russia, after 96 percent of the Crimean peninsula’s population …

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Yanukovich tells everything

Kiev’s Svyatoshinsky District Court has begun the hearing of the Maidan events case, a videoconference with Russia’s Rostov Regional Court is planned so that Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yanukovich could …

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Who is to blame for Maidan?

The MIA ‘Russia Today’ observer, Rostislav Ishchenko, commenting on the events in Ukraine which took place there in 2014, also spoke about who can be considered guilty of the Maidan. …

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Yanukovych suspected of taking bribe

Former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych is under suspicion of taking a bribe of $26 million as an author’s fee. "Ex-President of Ukraine Yanukovych is suspected of ...

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Europe extends sanctions against Yanukovych

The Council of the European Union has extended sanctions against Ukrainian ex-President Victor Yanukovych and his allies. His assets will remain frozen, illegal assets will be returned, TASS reports.The blacklist of Yanukovych and his supporters will be published on March 6.

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Poroshenko: Yanukovych will burn in hell for eternity

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has expressed confidence that his fugitive predecessor Victor Yanukovych would spend an eternity burning in hell. “The question of humanity has no lapse of time, there. I will ask myself and you a rhetorical question: would Russia ever extradite the criminal Yanukovych, the main culprit of the bloodshed at Maidan, to us? I have no doubts that he will burn in hell eternally, but this is beyond the jurisdiction of the earthly court,” Gazeta.ru cites Poroshenko.

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EU to decide fate of Yanukovych in March

Spokeswoman of the European External Action Service Maja Kocijancic said at a press conference in Brussels today that the fate of sanctions against Ukrainian ex-President Victor Yanukovych’s family will have been decided by the start of March, TASS reports.The official is unaware whether the sanctions would be lifted or extended.

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Wall of Yanukovych’s residence vandalized in Ukraine

Unidentified assailants have written a three-meter-high inscription on the wall of Ukrainian ex-President Victor Yanukovych’s Mezhyhirya Residence “Yanukovych, come back!” The residence is under police control, a 'Bars' special unit is …

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Russia will consider extradition of Yanukovych

Russia will consider extraditing Ukrainian ex-President Victor Yanukovych, should a request be received. The Russian authorities consider the persecution of Yanukovych a political case, so he will not be deported, Interfax reports. Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that a special commission of Interpol had agreed to put ex-President Victor Yanukovych, his son Alexander Yanukovych, ex-Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and other high-ranking officials on the international wanted list.

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (the people killed in the protests in Kiev in winter 2013-2014, resulting in President Victor Yanukovych fleeing the country) will become Heroes of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reports.The president laid flowers at the cross of the Heavenly Hundred on Institutskaya Street in Kiev.

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