Thursday, December 15 2016 20:55 EET
Ukraine
Ukraine's Prosecutor General initiates arrest of ex-president Yanukovych
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Ukraine's Prosecutor General says his office is "working on bringing the disgraced ex-president to justice, and the process is moving forward"

On December 14, Kyiv Pechersk district court authorized the arrest of Ukraine's ex-president Viktor Yanukovych and ruled that he should be brought to court, reports Uatoday.

The news was reported by Ukraine's Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko on his social media page.

According to Lutsenko, in this way, the court upheld a motion brought by the military prosecutor Volodymyr Kryvenko, who asked for permission to arrest Yanukovych.

Earlier reported that the second attempt to try Yanukovych had succeeded - the main outcome of the interview.

Also Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine accused ex-president of high treason: "Yanukovych as an agent of Kremlin".