The Council of the European Union extended sanctions by six months relative to the ex-Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from Party of regions Sergey Klyuev, said Tuesday the press service of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.
Financial penalties the EU on Klyuev and his brother, former Secretary of the state security Council and defense of Ukraine Andriy Klyuev, who headed the administration of ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, were introduced on 6 March 2014, in the summer of this year they were extended until October 5. The Prosecutor General's office in June filed charges Sergei Klyuyev, he is suspected of theft of state property.
"The decision of the Council of the European Union, dated 5 October extended the use of restrictive measures concerning the people's Deputy of Ukraine Serhiy Klyuev until March 6, 2016 ", - reported in the report of the Prosecutor General.
today punishment the EU there are about 17 Ukrainian ex-officials during the reign of President Yanukovych, said the press service of the Ministry.
The European Union on 6 March published the sanctions list of suspected misappropriation of public funds in Ukraine. It included Viktor Yanukovych, the former head of administration of the head of the country Andriy Klyuyev and another 16 Ukrainian bureaucrats and businessmen. Their funds were frozen within the EU. The new Ukrainian government believes that the last Ukrainian establishment has squandered 3 billion dollars. What the EU has blocked the Bank accounts of the European Union-owned Yanukovych and the number of people who were part of the Ukrainian government before the coup.
in Ukraine, February 22 was a coup, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed President Yanukovych from power, changed the Constitution and appointed elections on 25 may, the results of which became the new President Petro Poroshenko. Yanukovych was forced to leave Ukraine, fearing for his life. Yanukovych said on February 28 at the 1st press conference in Rostov-on-don that the man " never had any accounts abroad ".