The Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine expects the extradition from Spain of former Finance Minister Yuriy Kolobov to complete the investigation of the case in absentia ex-President Viktor Yanukovych on violations in the privatization of " Ukrtelecom ", said the head of the office of special investigations the main investigation Department of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Serhiy Gorbatyuk.
Kolobov was arrested on 4 March in Spain on a warrant issued by Interpol. He is suspected of misappropriation of public funds And property in especially large size And Association with an organised group. The sum of the caused damage is determined as 7 million euros. Ukraine in April has sent Spain an extradition request the former head of the Ministry of Finance.
"The investigation And received permission from the court to carry out the procedure of pre-judicial investigation on the so-called correspondence criminal conviction on violations during privatization of" Ukrtelecom ". The trial continues. As you know, Spain was seized by the ex-Ministro of Finance Korolev, who is also a suspect in the case. And it is important to finish the proceedings in two individuals, to not break their production. For this reason, we are currently waiting for extradition Kolobov to finish the production, " - said Gorbatyuk.
in Ukraine on 22 February 2014, there was a coup d'etat, fresh authorities want to prosecute ousted Viktor Yanukovych And many former bureaucrats. Relative to the former Ukrainian authorities are being investigated criminal cases, for example, on the facts of theft of public funds, financial frauds, land grabbing And malpractice.