Ukrainian Politics, Incidents

 MPs authorize arrest of Serhii Kliuiev

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine gave its consent for detention of MP Serhii Kliuiev. The corresponding decision was supported by 228 lawmakers.

Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

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Earlier, 287 Verkhovna Rada deputies authorized to convict non-affiliated MP Serhii Kliuiev of a criminal offence June 3, 2015.

Serhii Kliuiev is accused of fraud, misappropriation, embezzlement of public funds through abuse of office. He refutes all charges.

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin announced that Serhii Kliuiev was put on international wanted list June 9.

The PGO submitted to the Verkhovna Rada reviewed and more detailed request for the arrest of MP Serhii Kliuiev Dec. 3.

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The parliament included the issue in the agenda of Dec. 24, but it has never been considered.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n371524