According to the ministry, this is Moldovan businessman Vladimir Plahotniuc. Previously, he was the first vice chairman of the Moldovan parliament.
Plahotniuc is said to be the major Moldovan oligarch. His name has repeatedly appeared on the pages of Forbes magazine in lists of the richest and most influential people.
Previously it became known that the National Police, the State Border Guard Service and the PGO foiled an assassination attempt on a politician and businessman from Moldova. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said it during a joint briefing with National Police Chief Serhii Kniaziev.
Kniaziev added that an operation to detain members of an international criminal group was held ищер in Kyiv and Chisinau. In Kyiv, the police detained performers, in Chisinau - organizers.