This was announced by Presiding Judge Serhii Diachuk, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.
"The court has decided to change the order of examination of evidence and interview Yanukovych and Shuliak as witnesses via videoconferencing at the next meeting," the ruling notes.
The questioning will begin at 1 p.m. Kyiv time on Nov. 25. Yanukovych and Shuliak will be present in the Rostov regional court (Russia).
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.
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.
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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