In the second case the NABU detectives established, that
Lohvynskyi's assistants are involved in seizing the assets of
the "Bank Stolytsia" Private JSC, sold below the real value.
According to the investigation, because of their actions the
Deposit Guarantee Fund received UAH 18.5 million less than it
was supposed to.
Under the third case, top officials of the Ministry of
Justice embezzled UAH 54.2 million of
budget funds in an arrangement with Logvynskyi, by
transferring the money to Zolotyi
Mandaryn Oil LLC.
The third case
the corruption scheme during which heads of the Ministry
of Justice of Ukraine in collusion with the Member of
Parliament Logvynskyi paid 54
million UAH from the state budget to the company Golden
Mandarin Oil, which is
controlled by former MP.
The money was transferred for the implementation of agreement
settlement of dispute in the European Court of Human Rights in
the case of
collecting money from the state energy company Kyivenergo in
favor of the company
Golden Mandarin Oil.
According to the investigation, Logvynskyi developed the
to which circumstances were artificially created which
allegedly had failed to comply
with the decision of Ukrainian court regarding collection of
funds. In other words,
Ukrainian officials, in fact, cheated the ECHR by not
providing some materials.
Today, 6 people involved in this scheme have been announced
Among them is former Deputy Minister of Justice
(Sevastyanova), former government commissioner in the ECHR
cases Borys Babin,
as well as persons related to Logvynskyi. Two suspects are
the investigation. The announcement of suspicion to
Logvynskyi, who is abroad, is
We should recall that Kholodnytskyi and his deputy Volodymyr
Kryvenko tried to
dump the case.
It was recorded on aquarium tape recordings that Kholodnytskyi
made pressure on
the prosecutor Sergiy Kozachyna in order to close the case
after the meeting with
Logvynskyi. However, Kozachyna
and, on the contrary, organized further
gathering of evidence for announcement the suspicion to
subjects of the case,
Then Kholodnytskyi abruptly
all three cases against Logvynskyi and
dozens other more
from prosecutor Kozachyna. At the same time, deputy of
important evidence in the case.
Last year, the Prosecutor General Ruslan Ryaboshapka returned
composition of prosecutors to the case. In fact, he revived