On December 15, Moscow’s Dorogomilovsky court to start a trial for establishing the fact of a coup d’etat in Ukraine in 2014.


Ex-Ukrainian MP Volodymyr Oliynyk became the applicant party.


Oliynyk demanded to bring a number of “privies” to the case: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, chairman of the Constitutional Council of France Laurent Fabius (in February 2014 – French Foreign Minister), Radosław Sikorski (in February 2014 – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland ).


Viktor Yanukovych (in February 2014 – the President of Ukraine) and Peter Poroshenko (in February 2014 – Ukrainian MP) should also be present in the court.


According to media reports, Viktor Yanukovych has confirmed his participation in the process.