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Ukrainian Authorities to Open Criminal Case Against PM Yatsenyuk - Lawmaker

© AP Photo / Efrem LukatskyArseniy Yatsenyuk
Arseniy Yatsenyuk - Sputnik International
A Ukrainian lawmaker said that a Kiev district court obliged the Prosecutor General's Office to open a criminal case on corruption charges against Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, left, greets Poland’s Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, prior to a commemoration ceremony for the victims of Soviet-era repressions near the village of Bykovnia outside Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 - Sputnik International
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KIEV (Sputnik) — A Kiev district court obliged the Prosecutor General's Office to open a criminal case on corruption charges against Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, a Ukrainian lawmaker said Saturday.

"Yatsenyuk will answer for a [$]3-million bribe! On my complaint, [Kiev] Pechersk District Court ordered the GPU [Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine] to open a criminal case against the head of the government," Sergei Caplin wrote on his Facebook page.

According to the lawmaker, Yatsenyuk have allegedly taken a bribe for appointing Volodymyr Ishchuk as a head of the national Broadcasting, Radiocommunications & Television Concern.

Caplin attached the court decision to his statement on the social network.

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