Party of Regions faction not to block parliament’s rostrum

11:06, 20 March 2008
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And will wait for decision on situation in Kharkiv

The Party of Regions faction will not block the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine rostrum, and will wait for the decision of the Prosecutor’s General commission on the situation in Kharkiv.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, MP Inna Bohoslovska disclosed this to journalists today.

She pointed out that the Party of Regions faction received a written confirmation that the Prosecutor’s General Office sent a group of its employees to Kharkiv.

According to I.Bohoslovska, the faction hopes that Party of Regions representatives will take part in the work of the group.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) investigators brought a criminal case on the fact of embezzlement of state money by means of misuse of office, which was committed by Kharkiv City Council officials.

According to the SBU press-center, the crimes were discovered during the planned inspection of the financial and economical activities of the Kharkiv Oblast Council, which was carried out by the Control-Revision Department in the Kharkiv Oblast.

SBU established facts of state money embezzlement at nearly 1.5 million hryvnias [US$ 300 thousand]. On the whole, the inspection revealed in the Kharkiv City Council activities different money crimes at total of 2.4 million hryvnias [US$ 480 thousand].

A criminal case was brought on the fact of crime, stipulated by part 5, article 191 (particularly big embezzlement of state property) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, which is punished with 7-12 years of imprisonment.

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