The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine was declared wanted eldest son of former President Viktor Yanukovych, Alexander, on suspicion of involvement in the acquisition of the residence Mezhgorye near Kiev, said on the Agency’s website.
The Ukrainian Prosecutor’s office said that Viktor Yanukovych is suspected on the grounds of crimes under part 5 article 191 (misappropriation of state property in particularly large amount by an official by abuse of his official position), part 3 of article 209 (the legalization of property obtained by crime) of the criminal code.
His son, Alexander Yanukovych, was declared wanted on suspicion of crimes under part 3 of article 27, part 2 of article 205, (organization of creating fictitious companies in order to cover illegal activities, which caused major material damage to the state), part 5 article 27, part 5 of article 191 (aiding and abetting in the misappropriation of state property in particularly large amount by an official by abuse of his official position), part 5 article 27, part 3 article 209 (aiding in the legalization of property obtained by crime) of the criminal code.
The ex-President of Ukraine was accused of several crimes including premeditated mass murder, in which he was declared internationally wanted.
In addition, the security Service of Ukraine opened against Yanukovych’s criminal case on usurpation of power. It was noted that the case of defendants who were also judges of the constitutional court and several other high-ranking officials, has no analogues in the Ukrainian law.
In addition, the Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine opened against Yanukovych’s criminal case on misappropriation of state property. The former President and his alleged accomplices suspected of attempting to seize the buildings of the recreational complex “Pushcha Vodytsia” of the tract Mezhyhiria and a land plot of over 100 hectares, on which they are located.
Viktor Yanukovych fled with his family from Ukraine in late February 2014 after protests in Central Kiev. February 22 the Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution stating that Yanukovych “withdrew” from the performance of duties. The powers of the President were transferred to the speaker of the Rada Oleksandr Turchynov on may 25, 2014 was held early presidential elections, which were won by Petro Poroshenko.
The youngest son of ex-President, Victor, March 20, 2015 died at the age of 33 years on the Olkhon island of Irkutsk region. It was reported that he was driving on lake Baikal in the car with passengers, at some point the car ran over thin ice and have sunk together with the driver. Passengers had to leave the car.