Yanukovych’s minions return stolen money, testify against fugitive ex-president

21:00, 20 February 2017
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Two former officials from the team of Viktor Yanukovych, ousted Ukrainian ex-president – former Deputy Minister of Income and Fees Andriy Holovach and Deputy Economy Minister Oleksandr Suhomlin have testified to the investigation, providing sufficient evidence against Yanukovich and his entourage, according to Chief military prosecutor Anatoliy Matios, Espreso.TV reports.


The chief military prosecutor emphasized that the two officials had pled guilty and provided incriminating testimony against horizontal and vertical leadership of a criminal organization.

He reported that Suhomlin and Holovach have chosen to settle with the investigation and paid UAH 152 million to the budget.

Read alsoPGO says Yanukovych’s former residence Mezhyhiria worth some UAH 10 blnThe budget committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has decided to use the returned funds to grant a one-time payment to families of the Heavenly Hundred protesters killed during the Revolution of Dignity and of the fallen ATO troops.

Read alsoUkraine expects London court verdict on "Yanukovych debt" in AprilAs UNIAN reported earlier, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged the MPs to vote this week for the changes to the law on justice in absentia, to ensure forwarding to the court of the indictment against former president Viktor Yanukovych.

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