Viktor Yanukovych is the former president of Ukraine. He served from 2010 until his ouster in February 2014, when he fled to Russia to live in exile.
Viktor Yanukovych was elected president in 2010 after several stints as prime minister. Allegations of corruption, his increasing alignment with Russia and rejection of an EU association agreement in 2013 sparked violent protests that, in part, led to the country's civil war. This page collates all of DW's content on Viktor Yanukovych.
A Vienna court has approved a US extradition request for Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash. Once an ally of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, Firtash is accused of bribing officials in a bid to secure mining licenses.
Interpol has issued a global "red notice" for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. The 64-year-old is accused of financial wrongdoing. Russian sources have indicated Moscow would be unlikely to extradite him.