The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appealed to the Prime Minister, the Prosecutor General and the Director of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine with a letter, which emphasized the inadmissibility of cases of ineffective action in the field of prevention and the need for prosecution of identified corrupt officials.
As reported in the press service of the President, in the letter in particular says that high-level leaders – the Chairman of the State employment service Yaroslav Kashuba and Deputy Director of the Department of state civil service examination expert control of Ukraine Sergey Golovaty (the well-Known politician and lawyer Sergey Golovaty has a different patronymic — Petrovich. — Ed.)– were detained by employees of security Service of Ukraine and General Prosecutor’s office with accepting bribes.
«Was exposed involvement in corruption actions of the Chairman of the State service of expert control Yuriy Tereshchenko — during the search at his place of residence found part of the money that was transferred before Holovaty as a bribe. However, the arrested officials, according to court decisions, were freed and restored to positions», — said Poroshenko.
«I think it’s unacceptable the inaction of law enforcement agencies and officials of the government. Officials against whom there is reasonable suspicion of committing corruption crimes, shall retire from office or, at least, be suspended from duty during investigation and trial. Waiting for efficient and effective response to these facts», — said in a letter to Poroshenko.
As reported previously the managing Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde said that the international monetary Fund is concerned about the situation in Ukraine, weakening of the public administration reform and the lack of effective fight against corruption. In this regard, the Fund may suspend the program of cooperation with Ukraine, because it will be very difficult to implement it.
According to Lagarde, the government of Ukraine risks repeating the past experience of the collapse of the reforms. «Ukraine risks return to the time of the failure of the reforms that the country has experienced in recent history. In this regard, it is important that the leadership of the country returned to Ukraine on a promising path of reform», — said the head of the IMF.
In March 2015, the IMF approved the program of crediting of Ukraine’s economy using the mechanism of the eff (Extended Fund Facility — EFF) for a total volume of 17.5 billion dollars a period of 4 years. The first tranche under the new program in the amount of $ 5 billion. Ukraine received March 13, the second at $ 1.7 billion — August 4, 2015.
The second revision of the programme took place for Ukraine in two stages. The Foundation’s mission was working in Kyiv in September last year and October 2, 2015 suspended negotiations due to the necessity of local elections, as well as discussions within the country on tax reform and the draft budget for 2016. In November, negotiations resumed.
Currently Ukraine and the IMF agree on a report on the progress of reforms and the Memorandum of the second revision of the programme and further action of the parties, which will consider the Board of Directors of the Fund. Parties discuss a wide range of issues in the second review of the cooperation program, which includes various aspects of monetary, banking, anti-corruption policy, pension reform and privatization.
Poroshenko is indignant at the «inaction» of Yatsenyuk, Shokin and Sytnik: the bribes are released and are restored to the positions 12.02.2016