Foreign Ministry outraged by the decision of the Russian court for Yatsenyuk and urged the world to step up pressure on Russia

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its indignation concerning conviction in absentia of the Ukrainian politician Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry.

“Absurd accusations in criminal crimes, which became the basis for making this decision have nothing to do with reality, nor with common sense. This is another evidence of the complete degradation of the Russian state system, which has turned justice into an obedient tool of the legal justification of the Russian aggression against Ukraine” , – stated in the message.

The Ministry added that such judicial farces are element of a hybrid war, which the Russian authorities are trying to divert attention from the real crimes committed on the territory of Ukraine on the orders of the Supreme political and military leadership.

“We urge the international community to increase pressure on the Russian Federation to stop aggression against Ukraine and to restore respect for the fundamental norms and principles of international law,” – noted in the foreign Ministry

The investigator for particularly important cases of the main investigative Department of the investigative Committee of the Russian Federation North Caucasus Federal district has directed to court the petition for arrest of the party leader “national front” Arseniy Yatsenyuk.