Ukraine accuses former president Petro Poroshenko of treason

KYIV: Ukrainian authorities placed former president Petro Poroshenko under formal investigation for high treason on Monday, accusing him of links to financing separatist forces in the eastern Donbass region. Officials said the accusations against Poroshenko were related to similar charges against pro-Russian lawmaker Viktor Medvedchuk, who has been under house arrest for about six months. Medvedchuk’s and Poroshenko’s political parties denied wrongdoing. Oleksander Turchynov, a … Continue reading Ukraine accuses former president Petro Poroshenko of treason