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Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, the nation’s top cop, said that arrest warrants have been issued for Yanukovych and other former government officials.” He did not name the other former officials wanted by police. 

Others who have gone into hiding, however, including former Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko, former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka and former presidential chief of staff Andriy Klyuyev, who is believed to have fled with Yanukovych and a small entourage of security guards and possibly the ex-president’s girlfriend, Lyubov Polezhay.

The investigation centers on whether Yanukovych and other top former officials hired snipers or ordered riot police to shoot EuroMaidan demonstrators in January and February. 

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