Andrew Blogphoto: Nikvesti.com
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky fired the Governor of Kirovograd oblast Andrei Balena caught when receiving a bribe. This was reported on the website of the President.
Zelensky told reporters that a few days ago received from the security Service of Ukraine information about what surrounded by Balona “are, to put it mildly, the wrong things associated with the violation of the law.” He immediately took the decision to dismiss the Governor, and the rest must deal with law enforcement.
The Ukrainian leader stressed that in such matters there is no “us” and “our”. “Stole — get”, — concluded the Ukrainian leader.
“Strenia” reported that Balona and another employee of the Kirovograd administration detained when receiving a 250 thousand hryvnias. According to security officials, the officials demanded that the head of the regional branch of one of the state authorities a bribe of 1.8 million hryvnias in exchange for the fact that they will not interfere with its activities.
Video, photo All from Russia.