Ukrainian Politics

 Ukroboronprom to undergo comprehensive international audit, Poroshenko says

President Of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says he is ready to conduct a comprehensive international audit of Ukroboronprom in light of recent probes into defense corruption involving Poroshenko’s inner circle.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to Poroshenko’s Twitter, he stated this at a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC).

The President said: "We are initiating an independent international audit of Ukroboronprom and a comprehensive audit of all contracts, and we will demonstrate to our Ukrainian society and international partners the full transparency in reforming the concern." 

Feb. 25, journalists unveiled corruption and embezzlement in the defense sector of Ukraine, which involved people from the business environment of President Petro Poroshenko. According to journalists, the son of the Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleh Hladkovskyi, Ihor, was a direct participant in million hryvnia schemes.

Hladkovskyi asked to suspend his powers as the first Deputy Secretary of the NSDC for the period of the probe.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3115282