State Bureau of Investigation summoned Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s 5th President, for questioning for the second time. Roman Truba, the Director of the State Bureau of Investigation reported that on June 22, the ZN reported citing the press-service of the bureau.
“[Poroshenko is, - ed.] Summoned for questioning for the second time,” reads the message.
Earlier, the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has been summoned for questioning as a witness in a criminal proceeding over a deal and alleged tax evasion and legalization of the income received in an illegal way from selling “Kuznia na Rybalskomy” plant, but he did not show up to State Bureau of Investigation.
As it was reported, the State Bureau of Investigation is investigating eight criminal proceedings on Poroshenko’s wrongdoings.
February 25, journalist investigations Bihus.Info, Nashi Hroshi program alleged that Igor Gladkovsky, the son of close Poroshenko ally Oleh Gladkovsky, deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), organized a corruption scheme to smuggle spare military-equipment parts from Russia in 2015. State defense facilities purchased the smuggled spare parts from private companies linked to Hladkovsky and his friends at highly inflated prices. Ukroboronprom state concern knew the origin of the smuggled parts but agreed to purchase them.
Igor Gladkovsky, along with Vitaliy Zhukov and Andriy Rogoza were supplying smuggled Russian components and components from the Ukrainian military units through straw companies at prices 2-4 times higher than market ones.