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Ukraine Seeks Hague Trial for Yanukovychi
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March 01, 2014 1:34 AM
Ukraine’s newly-appointed government says it will seek the extradition of the country’s ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, who gave a news conference Friday in Russia -- his first appearance since fleeing Kyiv last week. Ukraine’s prosecutor has accused Yanukovych of mass murder, and wants him tried at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Ukraine Seeks Hague Trial for Yanukovych

Published February 28, 2014

Ukraine’s newly-appointed government says it will seek the extradition of the country’s ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, who gave a news conference Friday in Russia -- his first appearance since fleeing Kyiv last week. Ukraine’s prosecutor has accused Yanukovych of mass murder, and wants him tried at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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