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SBU: MEDVEDCHUK SPOKE ABOUT POROSHENKO’S ACTIONS IN PURCHASING COAL FROM LNR / DNR AND TAKING OVER THE OIL PIPELINE

Detained MP Viktor Medvedchuk said that he was dealing with the withdrawal from the state ownership of the Samara-Western direction oil pipeline at the request of then-President Petro Poroshenko, coal supplies from LPR / DPR. Of Ukraine.
A statement issued by the SBU on Monday in the agency’s Telegram Channel notes that Medvedchuk, who is suspected of treason and aiding terrorism, told about the scheme of withdrawal from state ownership of the Samara-West direction main oil pipeline for further pumping. him diesel fuel.
“Describing the essence of the scheme, Medvedchuk detailed the role of former President Petro Poroshenko in it. Namely, that he not only asked Medvedchuk to contact the Russian leadership, but also ensured the necessary decisions in all Ukrainian instances,” the statement said.
Referring to Medvedchuk’s words, the Ukrainian secret service reports: “For this pipeline to become private property, and in fact – the property of Poroshenko himself, it was necessary to perform a number of actions… Courts, prosecutors, Antimonopoly Committee, State Property Fund – all of them made decisions personal interests of President Poroshenko “.
Thus, as noted in the SBU, Medvedchuk claims that he dealt with the pipeline at the request of Poroshenko.
“Finally, during the year of operation, the pipeline earned twice as much money for its owners as was invested in its purchase – up to $ 42 million. in the message.
In addition, according to the SBU, Medvedchuk told the details of the agreement in 2014-2015. mechanism for purchasing coal for the needs of Ukraine’s energy sector in the temporarily occupied territories of the so-called “L / DNR”. “In fact, the entire top of the state apparatus was involved, starting with the president and ending with ministers, law enforcement officers and those who directly implemented this scheme,” the SBU said, citing Medvedchuk.
The report states that the suspect named specific names of high-ranking officials involved in harming the interests of the state – former officials, former leadership of the National Bank, MPs and law enforcement officials.
“The security service continues investigative actions with the detainee to establish all the facts, circumstances, organizers and participants in the crimes committed,” the statement said.
The SBU reminds that the Ukrainian special services detained Medvedchuk in April after escaping from house arrest at the beginning of a full-scale Russian invasion on February 24.
In 2021, the SBU raised several suspicions against Medvedchuk. He is suspected of treason, aiding a terrorist organization and attempting to plunder national resources in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea.
One of the cases concerns the organization of illegal coal supply schemes from the temporarily occupied territories. Fuel was purchased for cash, and thus pro-Russian terrorists financed a total of more than UAH 200 million.
Another criminal case concerns the illegal seizure of Prykarpatzapadtrans LLC by a section of the state oil pipeline worth over UAH 200 million. In February 2021, the National Security and Defense Council returned the pipeline to state ownership.

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OFFICIAL RATES OF BANKING METALS FROM NATIONAL BANK AS OF MAY 23

Official rates of banking metals from national bank as of May 23

One troy ounce=31.10 grams

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NATIONAL BANK OF UKRAINE’S OFFICIAL RATES AS OF 23/05/22

National bank of Ukraine’s official rates as of 23/05/22


Source: National Bank of Ukraine

MAP OF INTERNET COVERINGS OF UKRAINIAN BASIC MOBILE OPERATORS IN JANUARY 2022

Map of internet coverings of ukrainian basic mobile operators in January 2022

UKRAINIAN NATIONAL TEAM WON ALMOST 50 MEDALS AT 2022 WORLD GYMNASIUM

The Ukrainian national team won 11 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze medals at the 2022 World Gymnasium in France, according to the Ministry of Education and Science.
According to the press service of the ministry, the Ukrainian team was represented by 93 students aged 16 to 18.
“During the competition, the Ukrainian team won 11 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze medals, thanks to which our athletes are among the top ten among 63 countries. For the state to participate in such priority international competitions is a great honor, pride and responsibility,” said. Ministry of Education.
It is noted that the national team of Ukraine competed in the following sports: badminton, 3×3 basketball, boxing, wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, beach volleyball, gymnastics, judo, athletics, swimming, orienteering, breaking, table tennis, taekwondo, taekwondo 7, archery and fencing.

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PRESIDENT OF POLAND WILL ADDRESS UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT RADA

Polish President Andrzej Duda will address the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Sunday, the press service of the Polish head of state reports.
“President Andrzej Duda is in Ukraine. On Sunday, in the Verkhovna Rada in Kyiv, the President of the Republic of Poland will deliver a message as the first foreign head of state since the beginning of the war,” the Polish president’s website said in a statement.

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