The Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine seized all the property of former President Viktor Yanukovych in favor of the state. This was reported by the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Center.
According to the Center, a residence in Mezhyhirya, a hotel and restaurant complex in Sukholuchya, an apartment on Obolonskaya Embankment, parking lots, 31 million hryvnias and 84.9 thousand dollars in bank accounts, as well as 100% shares in the authorized capital of companies were confiscated from Yanukovych. Tantalite" and "Forester's House".
The court also confiscated 537 cultural property from Yanukovych: books, icons, paintings, antique furniture, watches, vases, sabers, guns and a 19th-century cannon.
“The basis for the confiscation was that Yanukovych assisted the Russian Federation in carrying out explosive and terrorist activities against Ukraine and aggressive war. He publicly addressed President Zelensky with letters to end the war by accepting the conditions of the aggressor country,” the Center reports.
Yanukovych's defense has already announced that it will appeal the court's decision.
Yanukovych was President of Ukraine from 2010 to 2014. After the Euromaidan, he fled to Russia. Several criminal cases have been opened against him in Ukraine. According to one of them, in 2019 he was sentenced in absentia to 13 years in prison for treason and complicity in the “waging of an aggressive war.” In 2021, he was charged with another charge of high treason in connection with the conclusion of an agreement with Russia in 2010 on the presence of the Black Sea Fleet in Crimea.