Property of Ukrainian oligarchs being investigated in Crimea

10 June 2014 10:03

Crimean Prosecutor investigates the legitimacy of privatization of Crimean real estate owned by Ukrainian influential businessmen, in particular, owner of Ukraine’s biggest bank PrivatBank Ihor Kolomoisky and acting head of presidential administration Andrey Senchenko.

This was announced by Crimean acting Premier Sergey Aksyonov.

“The legitimacy of privatization of these objects is being investigated. If there are some violations, this property will be seized”- Premier announced.

Earlier Kolomoisky had promised to pay US$10,000 for every pro-Russian rebel, amid the unrest in east Ukraine, where armed separatists together with foreign militants had been seizing building and killing Ukrainian soldiers.

“Anyone who furthermore arrests a Kremlin-backed saboteur and passes him to the National Resistance Headquarters in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast will receive $10,000. Freeing any government building will lead to a $200,000 reward, disarming separatists of their weapons could to allow earn an additional $1,000-2,000”- read the statement.