The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dismissed the Minister of ecology and natural resources of the country Igor Shevchenko in connection with the alleged bribery.
for the decision to send the Minister of natural resources of Ukraine Igor Shevchenko resigned voted 235 deputies of the Verkhovna Rada (the required number of votes - 226). The dismissal of the Minister of ecology and natural resources of Ukraine from his post due to the suspicion in bribery, ITAR-TASS reported. As reported by the print edition OPINION, the decision to propose to the Parliament to dismiss Shevchenko, appointed under the quota of the parliamentary faction of the party " Batkivshchyna ", the Ukrainian government adopted last week. Initiated a discussion about the dismissal Shevchenko Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Himself Shevchenko was subjected to charges of Yatsenyuk in relationships with oligarchic clans, and similarly, nepotism, bribery." I appeal to the people of Ukraine. The reason for my conversion is related to the political violence, which now suits against me the leadership of the government ", – he said. Remember, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk Initiated the resignation of Igor Shevchenko, accusing him that he, taking up a Ministerial Post, " we flew to nice on a Charter flight on a private jet, when Kiev was burning oil depot ". The conflict Yatsenyuk and Shevchenko – is a fight for positions in the government between the different factions in the Ukrainian Parliament, said the newspaper VIEW, Deputy Director of the Centre for Ukrainian studies and Belorussii MSU Bogdan Bezpalko. The Minister himself said that he flew abroad even before the fire and used the aircraft of the people's Deputy Oleksandr Onishchenko. However, on the site of emergency Shevchenko never visited, what are its were quick to blame the media. The post of Minister of ecology and natural resources – traditionally one of the most corruption in the Ukrainian government, told the newspaper VIEW, head of the Kiev center of political researches and conflictology Mikhail Pogrebinsky.