The high specialized court of Ukraine on consideration of civil and criminal cases rejected the petition of protection ex-the President of Ukraine about the change of jurisdiction of the proceedings for treason.

“The high specialized court rejected the petition of lawyers of Yanukovych about the change of jurisdiction of the criminal proceedings against the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych,” – wrote L. Sarhan on his page on the social network Facebook.

She added that earlier, the defense of V. Yanukovych appealed to the specialized court of Ukraine in connection with the alleged interference in the judicial automated system of allocation of judges .

Viktor Yanukovych from November 28, 2016 is a suspect in criminal proceedings under part 1 of article 111 (high treason), paragraph 5 of article 27, part 3 of article 110 (intentional complicity in acts committed with the aim of changing the boundaries of the territory and the state border of Ukraine in violation of the order established by the Constitution of Ukraine) and part 5 article 27, part 2 of article 437 (aiding in waging aggressive war) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.