Yushchenko is suspected of committing a criminal offence – Leshchenko

Ющенко подозревают в совершении уголовного преступления - Лещенко

The fourth President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko is suspected of committing a criminal offence, reported in Telegram vnefraktsionnyh MP Serhiy Leshchenko on 5 June.

“Ex-President Yushchenko brought suspicion under article 191 part 5 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. The suspicion advanced by the Prosecutor General in the cases related to Mezhyhirya estate, which was derived from state ownership in 2007,” wrote Leshchenko.

According to him, Yushchenko of colluding with Viktor Yanukovych, who until November 2007 was Prime Minister of Ukraine, in 2007, brought out the state of ownership of the residence “Mezhyhiria.”

“Yushchenko is really in cahoots with Yanukovych did it, purposefully moving Mezhyhiria of DOS within the purview of the Cabinet, which gave the Charter of Mezhyhiria state-owned Nadra of Ukraine, and that brought the residence of state property in favor of the fictitious Donetsk firms. After that Yanukovych began to build in Ukraine a personal Paradise,” said the MP.

This information is confirmed in Facebook and former head of the press service of the Kyiv Prosecutor’s office Alena Yakhno.

“Sergey Gorbatyuk (or rather, his subordinate Prosecutor Atamanchuk) yesterday announced suspicion… Yushchenko. And suspected him that he’s in League with Yanukovych withdrew from state ownership in 2007 the residence “mezhigorye”, – she noted.

Yushchenko was President of Ukraine in 2005 – 2010. During his presidency, from August 2006 to November 2007 held the post of Prime Minister Yanukovych. He won the presidential election in 2010, in 2014, after the revolution of Dignity fled the country.

January 24, Obolonskyi district court in absentia declared Yanukovych guilty of treason and complicity in waging aggressive war and sentenced him to 13 years imprisonment. The court did not consider the guilt of the former President in violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. The former President was not involved in the process. After fleeing Ukraine in February 2014, he lives in Russia.

The prosecution asked the court to declare Yanukovych was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison. From the appeal on his part, the Prosecutor’s office refused.

The defenders of the ex-President called the court’s decision unreasonable, accepted under pressure. The verdict on Yanukovych’s lawyers filed several appeals.

Governmental residence “Mezhyhirya” is situated in the village Novi Petrivtsi, near Kiev, in 2007, she was excluded from state ownership and came under the management of structures associated with Yanukovych. After fleeing ex-President in June 2014, the court returned the land on which is located “Mezhyhiria” in the state.

In 2017, after a number of trials in the state have moved residence itself.