In 2010, the
Member of Parliament from Nasha
Ukrayina-Narodna samooborona Viktor Shemchuk, while being the
head of the federation of water and motor sports,
the sponsor to fund participation of Ukrainian team of water and
motor sports in the US championship.
The head of Nasha Ukrayina-Narodna samooborona faction Mykola
the participation in competitions. He transferred 250,000 EUR
his offshore company
Bradcrest investments s.a. to the account of Shemchuk's wife
company. And Ukrainian team together with Shemchuk's boat
eventually took part in the American competition.
In 2018, Shemchuk, while being the deputy head of Qualification
and Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors, prepared the
conclusion regarding the reprimand to the SAPO's prosecutor
Andriy Perov for
slamming the door
in court in the case of the same
This decision was immediately used by attorneys of former Member
of Parliament to remove the prosecutor from the case. Martynenko
was charged with embezzlement of 695 million UAH at state
enterprises of Eastern Mining and Processing Plant and National
Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine Energoatom. It is
possible that the participation of Shemchuk and the team in the
championship of water and motor sports in the USA was paid by
The NABU detectives during investigation of "Martynenko's case
" questionned Shemchuk as the witness for obtaining this money.
And the prosecutor Andriy Perov led this investigation.
However, the NACP
did not see
the conflict of interests in Shemchuk's actions, despite the
fact that he and his wife were even questioned in Martynenko's
case as witnesses.
At the same time, the NACP saw the potential conflict of
interests (on foolish grounds) in actions of former NABU's
detective Igor Semak, who led Martynenko's case.
Using the order of the agency he was
from the case. The NACP decided that the detective could have
personal interest in bringing Martynenko to justice only because
he worked as the assistant to Viktoriya Voyitsitska, the Member
of Parliament from Samopomich party. The latter criticized
Martynenko in Facebook.