10:33 Judge Deviatko says Yanukovych was offered to have conference calls with the court three times, and postpones the hearing until 10 a.m. June 29.
10:29 Lawyer Serdiuk says his client is ready to participate in hearings if the court sends an official request through its Justice Ministry to government bodies of Russia, to enable Yanukovych to testify via Skype from Rostov's court. Serdiuk insists it's his client right to do so.
10:24 Judges and prosecutors try to find a relevant article in Procedural Code of Ukraine.
10:21 Lawyer Serdiuk says the prosecution's motion is too early, as they need to summon Yanukovych again.
10:17 Prosecutor insists that Yanukovych is convicted in absentia, as long as he's been hiding from the prosecution in Russia.
10:14 Judge Deviatko reprimands the lawyers and allows the prosecutor to speak. Prosecutor Kravchenko reads out a motion and announces that Yanukovych has been put on wanted list as long as he's been hiding from prosecution.
10:11 Defense and prosecution enter a verbal conflict in the court room. Lawyers want to make a statement, prosecutors insist on reading a motion of the prosecution.
10:07 Judge asks if the parties agree for conference call. Prosecutor Kravchenko and lawyer Serdiuk say they don't mind.
10:05 Secretary Melnyk tells Judge Vladyslav Deviatko that defendant Yanukovych has not shown up for the hearing despite having been summoned.
10:04 Judges entered the room.
10:03 Media pool represented at the trial.
10:00 Prosecutors of the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine - Ruslan Kravchenko and Maksym Krym (below)
09:59 Lawyers of Viktor Yanukovych: Ihor Fedorenko and Vitalii Serdiuk (below)
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