Danyluk demands to dismiss Lutsenko
The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Alexander danyluk has demanded the resignation of Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko. According to the head of the Ministry of Finance, General Prosecutor’s office is delaying the investigation of cases concerning actions of the former managers and owners of «PrivatBank», it opens up and is actively engaged in proceedings against incumbent officials of this Bank, Ministry of Finance and the national Bank. Danyluk said that the meeting of the President of one of the former owners of «Privat» Igor Kolomoisky in Amsterdam, which the attorney General called random raises questions.
The attorney General explained the statement danyluk desire to avoid criminal liability. Lutsenko said that the State fiscal service carried out an inspection and confirmed the non-payment by the Minister of 700 thousand UAH of taxes.
Kolomoisky question, is it true that the attorney General was helping him, replied, «N…zdit. Danyluk…zdit».
The Council of the EU once again extended sanctions against Russia
The Council of the European Union extended economic sanctions against Russia for aggression in Ukraine. They will operate until at least July 31, 2018.
The UN General Assembly urged not to change the status of Jerusalem
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution, urging to abandon the change of status of Jerusalem. Voted «for» the 128 delegations, opposed by nine, another 35, including Ukraine, abstained. The resolution States that any measures and actions aimed at altering the character, status and demographic composition of Jerusalem «have no legal force, are invalid and must be cancelled under the relevant resolutions of the Security Council.»
Ex-berkutovets Kusyuk fell under us sanctions
The ex-commander of the Kiev special forces of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine «Golden eagle» Sergey Kusyuk, and the son of the Russian Prosecutor General Chaika Artem, the eldest daughter of the former President of Uzbekistan, Gulnara Karimova, a number of other people and companies came under U.S. sanctions in connection with the «Magnitsky act». The Ministry of Finance of the United States noted that according to Ukrainian law enforcers, Kusyuk, was the head of Kyiv the «Berkut» during the dispersal of peaceful demonstrators on 30 November 2013 in Kiev, took part in the killings of activists on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti during Euromaidan and destroyed the documentation associated with these events.
Interpreter, suspected of working for Russian intelligence
Deputy head of the Main investigation Department of the security Service of Ukraine Vitaliy Mayakov reported that the detainee on suspicion in high treason, the translator to Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, Stanislav Yezhov was collecting information on foreign trips of the head of the Ukrainian government on the instructions of the Main intelligence Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation. He faces imprisonment for a term of 10 to 15 years.
Danyluk demanded the resignation of Lutsenko, the EU Council extended sanctions against Russia, the UN General Assembly called on not to change the status of Jerusalem. Most importantly for the day 22.12.2017