Lutsenko intends to submit Yanukovych case to court by end of 2016

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The case of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his associates will be submitted to the court by the end of the year.

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko announced today at a briefing in National Academy of the Public Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing 112 TV Channel.

"I have a simple goal - to submit the case of Yanukovych and his associates to the court by the end of the year. Not some day in the future but this year," Lutsenko said.

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Yanukovych fled from Kyiv to Russia on Feb. 22, 2014. Law enforcers suspect Yanukovych of mass killings of protesters during Euromaidan and a number of financial crimes.