Russian Court arrested Arseny Yatsenyuk in absentia

Russian Court arrested Arseny Yatsenyuk in absentia
Ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseny Yatsenyuk

The Former Prime Minister of Ukraine is incriminated gangsterism and premeditated murder. The politician is put on the international wanted list.

The Yessentuki City Court passed the decision on arrest in absentia of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseny Yatsenyuk, who was put on the international wanted list on February 21, 2017.

As it is said in the message of court, Yatsenyuk is charged with part 2 Art. 209 (Participation in the Armed Group (gang), items (c, e, n), part 2 of Art. 102 (Premeditated Murder under the aggravating circumstances) and part 2 of Art. 15 (Responsibility for Preparation for a Crime and For Attempt at a crime) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

The politician published on his Facebook that he received the notification of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry of initiation of a criminal case against him in Russia. Yatsenyuk noted that thus Russia allegedly looks for reasons for prosecution of Ukrainian politicians.

Earlier, Head of the Russian Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin declared that from December, 1994 to February, 1995 Yatsenyuk was in Chechnya where allegedly was a part of retaliatory groups of the Ukrainian nationalist Oleksandr Muzychko and was involved in fighting against the Russian army.

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