Nearly five years after being driven from power by a pro-democracy revolution that saw more than 100 people killed by security forces, Ukraine’s disgraced pro-Russian former President Viktor Yanukovych was tried and sentenced in absentia by a Kyiv court to 13 years in prison for his role in trying to suppress the movement that eventually led to his overthrow.
“Yanukovych committed a crime against the foundation of Ukraine’s national security,” Judge Vladislav Devyatko said in Kyiv’s Obolon Dist...

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