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 "Repent, give public money back, and hope for indulgence if people could ever forgive you" - Avakov addressed Firtash and Liovochkin

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Interior Minister Arsen Avakov stated that Ukraine will continue its policy of deoligarchisation and urged Dmytro Firtash and Serhii Liovochkin to "repent and return public money."

Censor.NET reports citing the interior minister's page on Facebook.

"The further the Interior Ministry investigates corrupt practices used by the companies of Firtash and Liovochkin, which incurred several billion dollar losses for the country, the funnier the derisive attempts of the Inter TV channel look.

"One may even not turn one's TV on to watch Inter so that the exposed hatred would not poison the surrounding space after the Interior Ministry yesterday's action - the arrest by the court of gas of Ostchem company owned by Firtash Group and today's official position of the Interior Ministry regarding the case on the U.S. claims to Firtash.

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"This is deoligarchisation, Messrs Firtash and Liovochkin. You should not say this word out loudly not to twist your tongue. You better whisper it like a mantra. Having finished whispering, you must repent, give public money back, and hope for indulgence, if people could ever forgive you," the interior minister wrote.

"Avakov also reminded that the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine together with the United States is ready to investigate the criminal case against corrupt practices used by the group of companies owned by Dmytro Firtash.

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"The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine expresses readiness to cooperate with the FBI regarding the U.S. government's investigation of the criminal case on corrupt practices embraced by Ostchem Group and embezzlement of state property of Ukraine.

"This means that the Interior Ministry will facilitate availability of the materials for the U.S. investigators in relation to Ostchem Group, owned by Dmytro Firtash upon receipt of a formal request from the U.S. government," Avakov wrote.

Read also: Firtash company to pay 283 million hryvnia to Ukraine under court ruling

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n334722