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The fifth President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko came to court for interrogation under the appeal of lawyers of fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s verdict in the case of high treason. On Monday, June 15, reports “Strenia”.
Poroshenko, in particular, asked to consider his or her consent to become the Minister of economic development under Yanukovich as complicity in the usurpation of power. The former President answered in the negative, assuring that his task was the preparation of the Association agreement with the European Union.
To testify, also called former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Earlier, Poroshenko broke into the office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova and made it a scandal.
Petro Poroshenko mentioned in a number of criminal cases on money laundering, the interference in judicial activities, laundering of stolen army money and attempting to overthrow the constitutional order. For most of them the former President is a witness. In may, it was prosecuted for treason after the publication of the records of his telephone conversations with ex-Vice US President Joe Biden. In June Poroshenko became a suspect in the case of the illegal orders of the head of foreign intelligence.
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