Ukrainian politicians and officials completed the filing of their declarations on incomes and property. To say that the inhabitants of the country in shock — to say nothing. “MK” has made a selection of the most memorable instances of the parade of crooks and thieves in Kiev.
photo: Natalia Gubernatorova
The President of the world
According to the Declaration of the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which was delivered 2 hours before the deadline, your 26.3 million and $ 540,5 thousand hryvnias he prefers to keep in his own “International investment Bank”. Due to its financial activity, including repayment of bonds, in 2015, the Ukrainian leader has earned 48,68 million. While his annual salary amounted to 121 thousand hryvnia.
Now everyone knows that Poroshenko is not only a “President of peace”, but also one of the largest landowners of Ukraine. The area of his home in the village of Kozin near Kiev is 1331,7 square meters. And around him the personal property of the President is 41907 square meters of land. In itself, the Ukrainian capital, Poroshenko three apartments sizes 82, 134 and 15 square meters. In addition, he has an apartment in Vinnitsa (68 sq metres) and Odessa (35 square meters).
It is noteworthy that one of its land area 5169 sq meter, the President of Ukraine bought 18 Sep 2014 21.6 million hryvnia. In social networks Ukrainians have already mentioned the acquisition of height of hypocrisy, as it was made after the destruction of Ilovaisky boiler and the signing of the “shameful” for Kiev Minsk agreements.
However, besides earth, Poroshenko can be proud of the collection of works of art 19-20 centuries, which are 74 paintings and 7 sculptures. He also has 6 watches from Switzerland, 12 jewelry, steam carpets, televisions and still something on a trifle. The cost of all this stuff is not specified, but the Ukrainian politicians and officials had to declare all, what could be more specified by them 100 minimum wages as of January 1, 2015.
The Mother Of The “Fatherland”
As stated in the Declaration of the party leader “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko, she lives in the house with an area of 588 square meters and the apartment of 58 square meters. It also has two land plots with a total area of 3362 square feet.
In its account in the state savings Bank are almost 486 thousand UAH and the cash it holds 318 thousand hryvnias. But Lilah has 8 jewelry (earrings, rings and beads), the price of each of which exceeds 100 minimum wages in Ukraine. Annual salary policy in 2015 amounted to 156 thousand UAH.
However, major financial capitals written to her husband Alexander. Fidobank it holds 2.9 million hryvnia, and the cash keeps 163 thousand Euro 270 thousand and $ 360 thousand grien. He is also the owner of over 7 commercial firms located abroad, which in 2015 has brought him 3 million.
Ukrainians have ridiculed the Declaration, “the Princess of the Maidan”, release of which they so desperately sought in the winter of 2013-2014. As the activist said “Public lustration Committee” Karl Volokh, any chimp realizes that the leader of “Batkivshchyna” does not live on 12 thousand hryvnia per month, and more than $ 1.2 million hryvnia.
The President Of Odessa
The Governor of Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili stated in the Declaration of a property with an area of 7.4 thousand square meters, a couple of Swiss watches and the room is 54 square meters, which he rents in Odessa. The salary of the former President of Georgia in 2015 amounted to 38.6 per thousand, while in 2014 his income was 97 thousand dollars. In one of France’s largest banks Societe General Saakashvili holds 57 thousand dollars, and Oshchadbank — almost 130 thousand UAH.
As the next of kin Saakashvili also looks very modest. His wife Sandra Roelofs of Georgia has an apartment of 280 square meters and 13 thousand euros in a Bank account. My son Nikoloz in the Bank is 35 thousand euros.
According to the Governor of Odessa, in 20 years of public service, his family was not able to get rich. However, given the fact that Saakashvili has long been one of the most consistent critics of the Declaration, it may well be that he, like Tymoshenko, could hide some information.
The leader of Deputy group “the Renaissance” Vitaly Homutynnik may have been among those who had filled out the Declaration form as honestly as possible. In particular, he pointed to his 30 companies, of which 9 are located in offshore Cyprus, virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.
Like Poroshenko, Homutynnik owns 7 thousands sq meters of land and a house in 448 square meters in the village of Kozin. There is an unfinished object the size of 917 square meters. In addition, in the village of Protsiv in MP there are still 1.2 thousand square meters of land and apartment in Kiev area of 357 square meters.
In 2015 parliamentary salary policy amounted to 71 thousand hryvnias. But his main income was selling of securities, for which he earned 140 million and interest on deposits, which earned him another 30 million. In addition, in 2015 the wife of Homutynnik has earned 1,2 million and 5.3 million hryvnia… received as a gift.
In the Bank accounts of the MP are more than 40 million, $ 10 million and 122 thousand euros, and cash he has 32.7 million UAH 570 thousand and $ 850 thousand euros. And this despite the fact that in 2015 he gave a “Revival” of 15.5 million as membership fees.
Offshore work wonders
Another honest politician was member of Parliament from the group “will of the people” Ivan Fursin. He declared 5.8 million dollars, 1.2 million euros and 9.9 million. Such as he was able to put together thanks to 24 companies located in offshore zones. The politician also holds shares in “Ukrtransservis”, “Nakhimovsky RSU” and “Lenin is repair-mechanical plant “Metallist”. Their savings a politician spends on collecting Swiss watches (already collected 14 pieces), and paintings in 17th-19th centuries (he has 11).
The main fashionista of the Verkhovna Rada
Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the faction “popular front” Igor Kotvitsky indicated in their Declaration 196 million hryvnia, and 3 of the right of claim in the amount of 1 billion 364 million. In addition, in 2015 he bought a 28 watches from Switzerland. Then he spent on clothes 14 million, and 3.7 million on the rental of hotel rooms in France, Maldives and the UAE.
Under control Commitscope are 5 companies, some of which are engaged in extraction of natural gas. In 2015, this allowed him to earn 66.8 mln hryvnia. However, at the same time he had to spend 867 million hryvnia on repayment of loans.
Non-partisan does not mean poor
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Alexander Gerega declared 9 million, 900 thousand dollars and many thousands of euros. Besides, he has a house in Spain which he bought for 2.7 million. His wife Galina is also not complaining about its financial condition. It listed for $ 1.2 million, 800 thousand and EUR 480 thousand Swiss francs. Besides, the politician’s wife registered 9 jewelry, 5 watches, 2 coats, 3 bags and 3 patterns. Again, each piece costs more than 100 times the minimum wage in Ukraine. For example, one of the paintings is the “Madonna with Jesus and angels”, written in the 17th century in Spain.
The couple owns 9 companies trading in construction materials and 1 investment Fund. Another 5 firms registered in offshore zones of Cyprus and the British virgin Islands. Thanks Gerega earned in 2015 and 11.1 million hryvnias, his wife — 10.8 mln hryvnia.
“Sche not vmerla Ukraine”
Published Declaration shocked the Ukrainian society. For example, the owner of vodka “Khortytsia” Yevhen Chernyak, whose fortune amounts to 298 million dollars, called himself a “rogue”. He stated that he had no collection of pictures and hours and he doesn’t understand why. In his opinion, journalists should urgently revise the list of richest people of Ukraine, as for 2 years after independence the capital of the country was seriously redistributed.
Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko, analyzing the Declaration of the ruling elite of the country, came to the conclusion that Ukraine is controlled by its enemies, which to get rid of it. The politician is sure that now the IMF should not lend to Kiev, and Vice versa.
Ordinary Ukrainians are joking on social networks that now everything was finally convinced, “the main enemy is Russia.” Most do not understand is why MPs can’t agree on spending on the army, when each of them has at its disposal the entire regional budgets.
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