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PGO to open case against Yatsenyuk on $3 mln bribe charges – MP

Non-affiliated people's deputy of Ukraine Serhiy Kaplin said that Kyiv's Pechersk District Court had satisfied his petition and ordered the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) to open a criminal case against Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on suspicion of accepting bribe in the amount of $3 million, the MP's press service reported.

Photo from UNIAN
Photo from UNIAN

It is noted that Yatsenyuk has allegedly accepted a bribe for appointing Volodymyr Ishchuk as general director of Broadcasting, Radiocommunications and Television (BRT) Concern.

Kaplin also argues that Ishchuk has been involved in sabotage regarding the resumption of Ukrainian TV channels broadcasting in Donbas.

As UNIAN reported earlier, in early August, the Cabinet of Ministers appointed Volodymyr Ishchuk as general director of BRT Concern.

UNIAN memo. BRT Concern is a state-owned operator of TV and radio broadcasting, radio and satellite communications. BRT Concern provides complete maintenance and operations of telecommunications networks, satellite and terrestrial broadcast networks.

The concern started its activity in 1944. Today BRT Concern includes and manages 25 enterprises and branch-offices throughout Ukraine.

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