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KIEV, November 25. /TASS/. The Ukrainian authorities have done everything they could to disrupt the court hearing of the Maidan events case because they don’t want the truth to become known, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov said.
"The Kiev regime has done everything to disrupt the court hearing in which Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich was expected to participate. The current goverment officials took part in the events of February 2014, in fact, they were behind the Maidan killings that occurred on February 20, 2014, none of them needs the truth," the former prime minister wrote in a Facebook post.
According to him, this is "typical of today’s Ukraine where Neo-Nazi groups controlled by the regime, exert pressure on court, threaten judges and disrupt court hearings."
Azarov pointed to a statement made by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov in which he said that he would not obey the court’s decision on bringing the former Berkut police unit officers to court.
"Today there is no justice in Ukraine, only mock trials," the former prime minister concluded.
On Friday, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was expected to answer questions by Kiev’s Svyatoshinsky District Court concerning the Maidan events. However, the court had to postpone the hearing to November 28 as it was impossible to bring to court the defendants, former Berkut police unit officers, because the pretrial detention center they are contained in had been blocked by radical activists.