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Embezzlement is a penal action

Posted by the Editor on April 27, 2005


News / 27 April 2005 | 18:01

Embezzlement is a penal action

The Department charged with struggle with economic crimes has detained the chief of Pridneprovskaya railway, Alexander Mamot, against whom the prosecutor office of Dnipropetrovsk region has brought a criminal case.

According to the press secretary of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Inna Kisil, Mr. Mamot is accused of abuse of official position and commitment of a crime according to the article 191 part 5 of Criminal Code of Ukraine (stealing of state-owned funds and property in enormous amounts). According to Mrs. Kisil, the chief of Pridneprovskaya railway transferred 71.2 million UAH to the account of the Reconstruction and Development Fund. Then, these funds were withdrawn from the account and used by the third person, MIGnew.com.ua reported.

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Yushchenko to turn Ukraine into energy independent country

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News / 27 April 2005 | 17:01

Yushchenko to turn Ukraine into energy independent country

On the today’s meeting of Cabinet the president of Ukraine, Victor Yushchenko, charged the government with turning Ukraine into energy independent country for three years.

"This is not only a question of energy independence of the State, but independence of National economics as a whole", – Yushchenko stressed, DVC reported.

"This is a main strategic task for the following three years", – the president said and noted that the task is set for the prime minister and the minister of energy. They are also to form gas balance, oil balance and energy balance of the State.

Commenting the presidential statement, Yurij Gorobets, the member of parliamentary committee charged with fuel and energy complex, the people’s deputy of Ukraine and the member of the faction "“Nasha Ukraina" (Our Ukraine), has declared that Victor Yushchenko will go down in history, if he manages to turn Ukraine into energy independent country for three years. "Even if he breaks the terms, God grant he will manage to realize all his plans," said Gorobets.

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SDPU (u) objects to arrest of Dyadchenko

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News / 27 April 2005 | 15:59

SDPU (u) objects to arrest of Dyadchenko

Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (united) protests against groundless arrest of the member of political bureau, Victor Dyadchenko, and demands his immediate release from custody.

It is said in the statement of the secretariat of SDPU (u), ForUm’s correspondent reported.

"If the power does not react to crying lawlessness and continuation of political repressions and persecutions, SDPU (u) will appeal to Verkovna Rada’s authorized person on human rights and reserves to itself the right to appeal to international remedial organizations," the statement says.

We remind, on April 26 the law machinery of the Mukachevo city detained the member of the bureau of SDPU (u) regional committee, the former deputy chief of regional state administration Victor Dyadchenko.

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Litvin welcomes foreign companies into Ukrainian Media-market

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News / 27 April 2005 | 15:03

Litvin welcomes foreign companies into Ukrainian Media-market

During the meeting with the president of the corporation "Modern Times Group", Hans-Holger Albreht, the chairman of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Vladimir Litvin, appreciated positively the possibility of appearance of known Media-companies in Ukraine as active members of Ukrainian Media-market.

According to UNIAN, Litvin pointed out Ukraine’s striving for strengthening of liberty of speech and development of independent Mass-Medias. At the same time he disapproved monopolism of informational market.

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Kiev law authorities detected contraband of jewelry

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News / 27 April 2005 | 14:01

Kiev law authorities detected contraband of jewelry

Officials of Kiev Organized Crime Fight Department exposed the activity of a commercial firm, employees of which were involved in illegal operations connected with contraband of precious metal and jewel.

It is detected that jewelry were smuggled contraband to Ukraine from foreign countries and were legalized by means of bogus companies.

Articles were realized through known Kiev trade enterprises without necessary account paper work. Earned cash means were illegally taken out abroad to purchase a new consignment of goods, UNIAN reported.

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Ministry of Internal Affairs sent a note to the Embassy of Byelorussia in Ukraine

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News / 27 April 2005 | 12:50

Ministry of Internal Affairs sent a note to the Embassy of Byelorussia in Ukraine

Ukraine is worried by the arrest of Ukrainian citizens in Minsk  The deputy chief of the press-service of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dmitry Svistkov, reported that representatives of the Ukrainian Embassy in Byelorussia are not allowed to visit the detained.

"The fact that representatives of Ukrainian Embassy in Byelorussia are not allowed to visit the arrested Ukrainian citizens contradicts the regulations of Viennese convention about consular relationships of 1963," pointed out Svistkov.

In connection with this situation Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a note to Byelorussian Embassy in Ukraine.

In its turn, Ukrainian Embassy in Byelorussia makes necessary arrangements to defend the rights and interests of the Ukrainian citizens and to release them from custody. Ukrainian ambassador conducts negotiations with representatives of Byelorussian law machinery to get permission to meet with the arrested Ukrainians.

According to Svistkov, this case is controlled by the minister of Foreign Affairs, Boris Tarasuk, personally.

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Five Ukrainians have been arrested in Minsk

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News / 27 April 2005 | 11:59

Five Ukrainians have been arrested in Minsk

Five Ukrainian citizens, who were taking part in the protest action of Byelorussian opposition devoted to the 19th anniversary of Chernobyl catastrophe, were arrested in Minsk yesterday, MIGnews.com.ua reported. Besides, 13 citizens of Byelorussia and 14 citizens of Russia were detained as well.

The arrested citizens have been placed in different district departments of Ministry of Internal Affairs in Minsk and will appear before court this morning. Having examined the passports of the Ukrainian citizens the representatives of the law machinery did not find the entry visa stamps to Byelorussia.

All of detained Ukrainians belong to the Ukrainian organization "National alliance".

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A coffin has been placed near General Office of Public Prosecutor

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News / 27 April 2005 | 11:07

A coffin has been placed near General Office of Public Prosecutor

Today, hundred men picket the General Office of Public Prosecutor in support of the TV channel NTN. They placed ten tents in front of the building.
Besides, a stylized coffin with the inscription "Our faith in Yushchenko" is placed near the building.

Among participants of the protest action there are representatives of "New generation" and "Ukraine’s Regions Youth Union". According to demonstrators, the tents will remain and after the picket finish.

The placards with the inscription "NTN is the first, who is next?", "NTN – we want to represent the truth", "NTN – do not shut our mouths" are hung on trees.

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