Kyiv, June 24, 2015, 10:03 – REGNUM The Administration of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko suggested that ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to come back and prove his innocence in court in the events on the Maidan, in February 2014, which he said in an interview to the BBC.
This statement was made in a microblog on Twitter deputy chief Dmitry Shimkiv. “If Yanukovych believes that he is innocent, he may return to Ukraine and to prove it in court,” – says Poroshenko representative of the administration.
On the eve of the former president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in an interview with BBC television and radio said he believes the overthrow of the legitimate authority in the country in February 2014, “the tragedy of the Ukrainian state.”
Talking about the events on the Maidan, Yanukovych stressed that he never gave the order to open fire on protesters. “I was an opponent, a categorical opponent of the bloodshed. I thought that no power is worth a drop of blood of people, “- he said. According to the former president, responsible for the bloodshed are radical elements, “criminals who decided to seize power in this way».
As previously reported IA REGNUM , Viktor Yanukovych, was ousted from the presidency Ukraine in February 2014 after a coup d’etat. Ukraine’s parliament removed him from power, changed the constitution and called early presidential elections, which was the winner of the Peter Poroshenko.
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