Kluyev states that he had nothing to do with the bloody events in Kyiv and is ready to cooperate fully with the investigation. He also seeks EU protection.
Andriy Kluyev, the former head of the presidential administration, has urged leaders of the European Union and the international community to guarantee the “objective, transparent and impartial investigation of events in Ukraine responsible for the loss of human life.” According to the statement released by Andriy Petrenko, Kluyev’s press secretary, the life of the former presidential administration head is being threatened. “I declare without any reservation that not only was I not involved in this tragedy, but I tried to prevent it in every way. I also proclaim my readiness to fully cooperate with competent authorities to establish the truth,” the statement concludes. Continue reading
Interior Minister Zakharchenko fled to Belarus, says activist Tetyana Kokridi in her FB post. “Zakharchenko just crossed the Ukrainian-Belarusian border,” she writes.
President Yanukovych, Head of Presidential Administration Kluyev, Speaker of the Rada Rybak and Party of Regions MP Novynsky all boarded airplanes near Kyiv several hours ago.
Translated by Mariana Budjeryn
Edited by Robin Rohrback
The Austrian newspaper Format published a scheme for money laundering in Austria by President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and the Head of President Administration Andriy Klyuyev
The newspaper estimated the fortune of Ukrainian president at about $150 million. “However, the last official declarations were only deposits for $3 million and the income of 2.5 million dollars. The rest of money goes through authorized representatives and asset managers or brothers Klyuyev,” – the publication says.