Former Governor of Kharkiv will act as a defense witness.
The former Governor of Kharkiv region Mikhail Dobkin will be questioned in court on the case of Viktor Yanukovych. Dobkin will serve as the defense witness of the former President, reports Rus.Media.
At the next court session on the case of treason, the lawyers provided a written statement Dobkin – he is ready to appear in court after April 11. According to the website of MP in Facebook, he is now in Israel.
Dobkin may be 12, 18 or April 19.
At the same time, prosecutors opposed the satisfaction of the court additional witnesses for the defense. According to the prosecution, increasing the number of witnesses who can report the same information, which will delay the process.
Also, prosecutors pointed to the fact that the lawyers of Yanukovych can not ensure the attendance of their witnesses to court. 14 February interviewed only four of the 20 granted by the court of defense witnesses.
January 25, a former security guard of Yanukovych told the court that the day before to leave Ukraine President was in Kharkiv. In the regional administration met Governor. Mikhail Dobkin noted that Yanukovych arrived on an official visit.
Transport, security and training for all social events during the stay of the President in Kharkiv region was carried out in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine, – he explained in social networks.
In the summer of 2017 Dobkin said on Ukrainian television, Yanukovych had to stay in Ukraine, where, according to the policy, it would have been lost.
– He chose his fate – he went. He allowed many people to remember it with the life example. I believe that the man who is running for President, succeeds, takes responsibility for tens of millions of people, for the country, he must be prepared not only to open kindergartens, but also to die.