In the center of Kyiv for the action of the “National body” pulled security forces to policing drew 3 thousand police and military of the National guard. So, in the capital today held several rallies, the most massive of which with participation to 10 thousand people will take place in the city centre. The protection order was attracted by reinforced police and the National guard.
As reported in the press service of the police of Kiev, the presidential Administration blocked the streets in the night of March 16. In particular, blocked the entrances on the street Shelkovichnaya, Institutskaya, Lutheran, Garden, kruglouniversitetskaya and Lipsky. To the enclosed area are only accessible to residents of nearby houses.
On the eve of the U.S. Embassy issued a warning in connection with the rally of the “National body” at the Independence square. Participants of mass actions are going to require the country’s leadership and law enforcement agencies to prosecute those responsible in the theft of defence funds, in particular, former Deputy national security Council Secretary Oleg Gladkovsky.
We will remind, on February 25, journalists of the program “Our money” with Denis Bigus released the results of the investigation about the involvement of Igor Gladkovsky, the son of the Deputy Secretary of the national security Council Oleg Gladkovsky to delivery of smuggled Russian components Ukrainian defense companies at a higher price, as well as embezzlement in the defense sector for hundreds of millions of hryvnia. At the same time “Ukroboronprom” allegedly knew about the scheme and the contracts consistent with the relations Oleg Gladkovsky, the national security Council. “Ukroboronprom” noted that the published facts contain elements of disinformation and manipulation.
After a few days in NABOO began investigating the possible involvement of Oleg Gladkovsky and management of “Ukroboronprom” to the embezzlement in the defense sector and said that part of the described information about the corruption in the army has investigated.
Amid the scandal “Ukroboronprom” was removed from two Directors of the defensive enterprises — the state enterprise “Kharkiv design Bureau of machine building named after A. A. Morozov” and GP “Izyumsky instrument plant”. And on March 4, President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Oleg Gladkovsky to the post of first Deputy Secretary of Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC).
Later, the court chose a measure of restraint officials to NAB suspects in the embezzlement of more than 55 million hryvnia for defense enterprise “Spetstechnoexport”. In this case, in early March, the NAB arrested for embezzlement of top officials of the defense.