Close associate and business partner of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Ihor Kononenko was accused of embezzlement of funds in the energy sector. This is stated in a new investigation of the program “Schemes”. A recording of the program available on YouTube.
Journalists published the records of telephone conversations Kononenko with businessman Dmitry Kryuchkov, detained in 2018 in Germany. The conversations date back to 2015. They businessmen to discuss the progress of the calculations firms Kryuchkov with the state for delivery of the state enterprise “zaporizhzhyaoblenergo”.
Law enforcement authorities suspect Kryuchkov embezzlement. In 2015, the Zaporozhye industrial enterprises to pay for electricity not directly to the state vendor, and “the Grid”, which belonged to Kryuchkov. According to investigators, the actions of the businessman “zaporizhzhyaoblenergo” earned half a billion hryvnia (about 18.5 million).
Journalists indicate that such corruption schemes of Hooks implemented in Cherkasy and Kharkiv regions with local energy companies. And in one of the telephone conversations the businessman says of his companion that the situation is under control of President Poroshenko.
According to the authors of the investigation, only the actions of Kryuchkov, the state received damage in the amount of 1.5 billion hryvnia (over $ 50 million).
Kononenko, Deputy Chairman of the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” (BPP) in the Verkhovna Rada and a member of the Parliament Committee on fuel and energy complex.
In late February, the project Bihus.info published an investigation about contraband of the Russian procurement of spare parts for the defense enterprises of Ukraine. According to released information by journalists, the scheme was attended by Deputy Secretary of Council of national security and defense Oleg Gladkovsky, which has a long-standing business relationship with the President, and his son Igor — before they bore the name Svinarchuk.
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