Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accused his predecessor Viktor Yanukovych in the loss of Kiev and the Crimea. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
During questioning in court under appeal consideration on the verdict Yanukovych, Poroshenko said that he had personally invited Russian troops on the territory of Ukraine. Poroshenko also said that he saw Russian military, when he visited Crimea in 2014.
Also, the former head of state noted that he never set goals “sue” Yanukovych during his presidency, but only provided the rule of law and democracy.
Yanukovych was ousted and fled to Russia in 2014 as a result of mass anti-government protests in Ukraine, called Euromaidan. The homeland policy was sentenced in absentia to prison for treason. In 2018, began in absentia pre-trial investigation into the events on the Maidan in Kiev.
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