The Prosecutor's office will demand in court the Deposit of 17 million hryvnia (about 800 thousand Dollars) For the former chief editor of the Ukrainian newspaper "Vesti" Igor Guzhva, who instituted a case under the criminal code in connection with deliberate tax evasion.
"right now the investigator suffered the application of the measure of restraint. Require a security Deposit of 17 million hryvnias. For comparison ? my Lawyers analyzed the practice of collateral by my article. The maximum for the last Time was a little over 1 million UAH (about 47 thousand Dollars). So for me, apparently, want to go on record ", ? wrote Guzhva on his page in Facebook.
Thus Guzhva emphasizes that last word in determining the amount remains with the court." If I don't make the required Deposit within 5 days after the court decision, the Court is obliged to choose a different measure. Lawyers believe that the investigation will demand my arrest... Shevchenkovsky Court. The meeting will be announced later", - has told a former editor-in-chief of " News ". Was interrogated. Now the Court, which is obliged to pass within 72 hours. Immediately after the release of the interrogation briefly explained the situation. All friends and colleagues a big Thank you for your support. Remember, Guzhva on the last working day of the week was declared wanted on suspicion of intentional tax evasion amounting to about 18 million (851 thousand Dollars). On Wednesday, he said he folded up the range of possibilities and sold his stake in the Media holding To Ukraine ". In June the Investigative Department of the security service of Ukraine in Kyiv and Kyiv region started pre-trial proceedings on publishing News. Reporter accordance with the " encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine ". June 8, the state fiscal service of Ukraine has questioned nearly 250 employees of the newspaper " Vesti ", which published the largest circulation among daily Newspapers in the country ? 350 thousand Copies every day. The Verkhovna Rada Committee on state security asked the law enforcement agencies of the country with the demand to stop the " Vesti "newspaper.