The U.S. Department of justice filed lawsuits, demanding the seizure of two large real estate, purchased with funds allegedly stolen by PrivatBank of the Ukrainian businessmen Igor Kolomoisky and Gennady Bogolyubov, said in a written statement of the justice Ministry.
The cost of two office buildings in Dallas (Texas) and Louisville (Kentucky) is estimated at $ 70 million.
The Federal Bureau of investigation, the U.S. conducted searches in the company Optima Management Group associated with the Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky, reports Bloomberg.
It is reported that agents conducted "law enforcement operation" in Cleveland and Miami at the addresses which coincide with addresses of the offices of the company Optima Management Group. It is noted that in the framework of this operation did not detain anyone.
The party of "European solidarity" the former President of Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine requires to create a parliamentary temporary investigative Commission regarding the "fraud cases" against party leader and former head of state, said the co-Chairman of the faction, MP Irina Gerashchenko.
Earlier it was excited a number of criminal cases connected with Poroshenko. According to the public Prosecutor Irina Venediktova, 17 cases, involving the former head of state, started her predecessor Ruslan riaboshapka, four more were excited by it. On Friday, Poroshenko lawyer Igor Golovan, said that the attorney General's office of Ukraine has opened four cases against his client by the statements of the former co-owner of PrivatBank Igor Kolomoisky concerning the activities of the Bank.
The lawyer of the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Igor Golovan, said that the attorney General's office of Ukraine has opened four cases against his client by the statements of the former co-owner of PrivatBank Igor Kolomoisky concerning the activities of the Bank.
Earlier the lawyer Kolomoisky Vladimir Lysenko said that the Pechersky district court of Kiev has obliged office of public Prosecutor of Ukraine to bring a case against Poroshenko, and also against the former head of National Bank Valeria Gontareva and Deputy Catherine Rozhkova because of possible illegal actions in the nationalization of PrivatBank.
Commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Neiipp threatened missile complex "Neptune" of Sevastopol. He is preparing for "massive confrontation" with Russia. But President Vladimir Zelensky said that "never forgive" the loss of Crimea. What is this militancy of the President and rear Admiral — versed RIA Novosti.
Neiipp told reporters that he was ready to repel the Russian troops that allegedly can break through "from the Crimea on the South of Kherson region, to
The head of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakov Smoliy explained that he resigned because of "political pressure" by a number of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada and the NBU Council.
Smoliy on Wednesday wrote a letter of resignation, explaining that "systematic political pressure" on the Bank, and gave it to the President. The members of the Board of the national Bank of Ukraine has stated that it will continue to work to preserve macro-financial stability and institutional capacity of the Agency. In the office of the President of Ukraine said that the discussions on the activities of the national Bank shall be based exclusively on the principles of professionalism and should be devoid of political overtones. President Vladimir Zelensky on Thursday submitted to the Parliament a decree on the resignation of the head of the national Bank. He later announced that he would defend the independence of the national Bank, regardless of who will lead it.
The Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky demands from the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova to initiate a criminal case against ex-President Petro Poroshenko who, according to the book of former Advisor to the national security of the United States John Bolton, asked the United States to impose sanctions against the businessman, informs on Saturday Agency "UNIAN" with reference to the statement of the businessman.
"Businessman Igor Kolomoisky wrote a letter to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova, demanding to initiate a criminal case against the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on part 1 of article 369-2 of UK of Ukraine ("abuse of influence")", - stated in the message. The Agency also published a photo of the statement.
The Pechersky district court of Kiev has obliged office of public Prosecutor of Ukraine to bring a case against the former President, Petro Poroshenko, and former head of the National Bank Valeria Gontareva and Deputy Catherine Rozhkova because of possible illegal actions in the nationalization of PrivatBank, said lawyer Vladimir Lysenko, who filed an application from the Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky.
"Kolomoisky decided to apply, which raised the question of the criminal responsibility of senior officials... Complaint (the inaction of the Prosecutor's office, which has not previously opened a case on this statement - ed.) was satisfied. Accordingly, the investigating judge ordered the designated officials of the office of the attorney General to make information (about criminal offense in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations - ed.)", - Lysenko declared to the Agency UNN, which quoted him as saying.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that sometimes communicates with the Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, and called him a powerful man.
Kolomoisky repeatedly accused of favoring Zelensky, he denied it. Kolomoisky is one of the richest men in the country. According to various sources, his condition is estimated at about $ 1.4 billion.
Vladimir Zelensky invited the veterans of the conflict in the Donbass to participate in the drafting of a law on private military companies. Changes to the legislation want to make in the near future. Ukraine has acted "volunteer" battalions of the same fact private armies. Why in Kiev in such a hurry to legalize PMC, understood to RIA Novosti.
Speaking to the Advisory Council on the status of war veterans, the Ukrainian President said that there are two draft law, but in Parliament they are not yet registered. "In one of them, there are no restrictions, said Zelensky. — It's about one or the other business group could officially make for themselves a private army. And it is very dangerous."
In early June, was released may 20, agreed by the Ukrainian government and the National Bank of the letter of intent and draft Memorandum with specific obligations assumed by Ukraine within the framework of a new standby loan program, to discuss her side suddenly moved to the beginning of may instead of the previously discussed expanded program EFF. While the text of the Memorandum was not even presented at the meeting of the government, which he approved. Then it became only known that the first tranche of a credit line should leave $ 1.9 billion.
But, despite the commitment of the Ukrainian side not to publicize the text of the document to the approval of the Fund's management, its main provisions was leaked almost immediately, and on 1 June became available and the documents themselves.
The managing Director of the International monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva welcomed the adoption by Ukraine of the law on improvement of mechanisms of banking activities, which the Ukrainian media called "anticolonialism", this was discussed during a telephone conversation Georgieva and President Vladimir Zelensky, the press service of the President's office.
Earlier Zelensky has signed the law on amendments to the regulations of the Verkhovna Rada, which had to let unblock the adoption of the bill on the prohibition of the return of nationalized PrivatBank his former owner, oligarch Igor Kolomoisky. The adoption of this law, which the media called "anticolonialism", insisted the international monetary Fund.