The head of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili said Commissioners SBU cover bribes in Odessa.
"I learned about the fact that I was sent a special team of the SBU, to help with the fight against illegal activities of officials yesterday from the media and then we talked to the head of service. I think SBU would start the fight with sarezgijuma illegal activities of officials from their own ranks, whereas, for example, that in Odessa is well known that smuggling "protect" the majority of the Commissioners of this service. There were signs of the growing influence of the oligarchs on the service, which by definition should be free from such influence, " Saakashvili wrote on Facebook.
"of course, in the security service and there is a lot of decent people, and we hope that they'll clean their own service and will at the same time the illegal activities of officials in the Prosecutor's office, police, fiscal authorities. Still can only state that the increasing political statements quite a bit of real steps, " he added. At the end of may the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the former President of Georgia Ukrainian citizenship and legally said of his appointment Odessa Governor. In the Parliament of Georgia has called the appointment of Saakashvili Governor of Odessa region by a mistake of the Ukrainian authorities. In Georgia, Saakashvili declared wanted. The accusations against him in several criminal cases, as well as among them of embezzlement 5 million dollars of public funds for personal needs. In February, the Chief Prosecutor's office of Georgia appealed to the Ukrainian colleagues with the request for extradition of Saakashvili, but was refused.