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 Russia confirms Yanukovych's interview via videoconferencing on Nov. 25, - Horbatiuk

The Prosecutor General's Office assumes it might be possible to interview via videoconferencing former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych as a witness in the case over five former Berkut officers charged with the Maidan activists' murders.

This was announced by the head of the Special Investigations Department of the Prosecutor General's Office Serhii Horbatiuk, Censor.NET reports citing 112 TV Channel.

"As far as I know, Russia confirmed that such an interview might be held on Nov.25. Let's see," he said.

On Nov. 16, the Sviatoshyn district court of Kyiv received a notice from the Rostov regional court of the Russian Federation on the possibility of questioning former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych via videoconferencing.

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On June 23, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine sent a request for interviewing ex-President Viktor Yanukovych via videoconferencing as a witness in the Maidan case to the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. Few months later it turned out that the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation had lost the list of requested documents. Ukraine resent the request.

Later, on Aug. 12, the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko said that the Ministry had not yet received a response to the repeated request from the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.

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On Oct. 19, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation sent Ukraine's request for interviewing Yanukovych to the Soviet court in Rostov-on-Don.
 
 
 
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