President Petro Poroshenko dismissed the head of the Kyiv Regional State Administration Maksym Melnychuk, Censor.NET reports.
The decree No 389 was published on the website of the president yesterday, Sept. 9. The decree reads that the governor was dismissed following his letter of resignation.
It was reported yesterday that Kyiv Regional State Administration Deputy Head Ihor Liubko has been exposed as being on the take. As noted, Ihor V. Liubko, with the help of another top official within the administration, acting as intermediary, extorted and received an improper benefit in the amount of 200,000 hryvnia (about $7,500) from his subordinate to allow her unhindered transfer to another public authority.
Earlier, media reported that Melnychuk wrote the letter of resignation Sept. 1.
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