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 Turchynov Ordered to Check Yefremov’s Involvement in Blocking Luhansk Airport

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov asks security agencies to check the information about the involvement of the People's Deputy (MP) Alexander Yefremov in blocking the airport of the city of Luhansk.

Turchynov made the statement today at the plenary session of Parliament, Censor.NET reports.

Lawmaker Vladimir Yavorivskyy, speaking at the plenary session, voiced media information about the fact that Yefremov instructed not to accept the aircraft with ATO forces in Luhansk airport. Yavorivskyy stressed that the Prosecutor General's Office shall as soon as possible make a submission to the Parliament to make Yefremov accountable.

"I will instruct security forces to check this information and report back to us," responded Turchynov. Oleksandr Yefremov, speaking in Parliament, said that "only twisted imagination of certain people can produce such fantasies." According to him, orders to check various information against him were given dozens of times. "You cannot find what is not there," said Yefremov.

Earlier, media reported that the head of Luhansk airport received a criminal order from Oleksandr Yefremov to block the operation of the airport but the airport staff did not carry it out and asked for the assistance of the National Guard.

 
 
 
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