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 Former NBU officials put under arrest, bail making 10, 20 million hryvnia

The Holosiivskyi district court of Kyiv has served a pre-trial restraint against two ex-officials of the National Bank of Ukraine, suspected of embezzling public funds via the refinancing of fugitive Ukrainian oligarch Kurchenko's bank.

Censor.NET reports citing TSN.

Former Deputy Head of the National Bank of Ukraine Oleksii Tkachenko has been remanded in a 60-day custody with bail making 20 million hryvnia (approx. $804,919). Former director general of NBU's supervision department Roman Yakovliev has been remanded in a 60-day custody with bail making 10 million hryvnia (approx. $402,459).

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The prosecution requested to set bail for both officials in the amount of 400 million hryvnia (approx. $16.098 million). The defense is going to appeal the decision.

Earlier, the Prosecutor General's Office apprehended former Deputy Head of the National Bank of Ukraine Oleksii Tkachenko and former director general of NBU's supervision department Roman Yakovliev on suspicion of embezzling 787 million hryvnia (approx. $31.65 million) of public funds.
 
 
 
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