Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman urged «to stop the war between state institutions» in the context of the conflict around the «PrivatBank». The Premier said on December 22 during the hour of questions to the government in the Verkhovna Rada, the correspondent of «GORDON».
PrivatBank was nationalised… And there’s good news: «PrivatBank» is not in danger, it runs absolutely smoothly. We have created a completely independent Supervisory Board of «PrivatBank», which forms including legal stance on defending the state interests and legal claims against the former owners for the capitalization of the Bank… I’m inclined to believe that when the lawyers are working, the politicians are silent. Because every word that is said is wrong or not under the sauce, then in a London court and will be used against the state of Ukraine», – said Groisman.
According to him, «the state institutions should cease to Shine with intelligence on TV».
«The war between state institutions need to stop… Work for the state, his success… Violated? Go to jail. Have some sort of backroom stuff – answer before the law. So I urge everyone today come to Shine on television. And do not need each other in some way to blame. Will the anti-corruption court – he will give his assessment… I encourage everyone not to interfere with the lawyers to do their job,» he added.
21 Dec finansov Minister of Ukraine Alexander danyluk said that the decision of the London court to freeze assets of the former owners of «PrivatBank» was possible «despite direct attempts by the Prosecutor General to stop the process.» The Minister also accused the Prosecutor in the opening and «active promotion» of the proceedings against incumbent officials of «PrivatBank», the Ministry of Finance and the national Bank of Ukraine. Danilyuk thus demanded the resignation of Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko.
Lutsenko, commenting on the accusations Danilyuk, said: «Consider his statement as banal desire to avoid criminal responsibility.» In the summer the public Prosecutor demanded to dismiss danyluk, because Hospitalna service suspects him of tax evasion in the amount of 700 thousand UAH.
Journalist, chief editor of «the Censor.NO» Yury Butusov noticed that the opening of criminal proceedings and receipt by Prosecutor’s office in Pechersky court search warrant in «PrivatBank», which was held on December 7, coincided with the return from Amsterdam Lutsenko. He claimed that «accidentally» met in the capital of the Netherlands, former co-owner of «PrivatBank» Igor Kolomoisky.
Kolomoisky, answering a question of the edition «Left coast», is it true that the attorney-General, it helps in the case of «PrivatBank», said: «…zdit. Danyluk…zdit».
According to a government decision of December 18, 2016, the state of 100% became the owner of «PrivatBank».
5 June 2017, the Centre for the investigation of corruption and organized crime OCCRP reported that «PrivatBank» for 2015-2016 has issued over $1 billion in loans to 28 companies, which were controlled by individuals associated with the former owner of the Bank Igor Kolomoisky.
July 7 in the NAB said that the state suffered damages in the amount of recapitalization of the Bank to 116.8 billion.
NBU in July published a report financial audit of «PrivatBank», conducted by Ernst&Young according to which on the eve of the nationalization of the Bank was a financial pyramid.
After that, the ex-Bank owners, as well as associated offshore and individuals have filed dozens of lawsuits in the Ukrainian courts in which to appeal against the procedure of nationalization and demand compensation for related financial losses.
Groisman on the situation with «PrivatBank»: the State institutions should cease to Shine with intelligence on TV 22.12.2017