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Ukraine creates an ad hoc commission to investigate the financing of separatism
23.07.2014 | 13:15
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk has ordered to set up an ad hoc commission to investigate the involvement of MPs and other officials, as well as individuals and companies in financing terrorism and separatism, he stated at a meeting the Government on Wednesday, July 23.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk has reminded that the Law of Ukraine on Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (responsibility for financing separatism) took effect. 

The Prime Minister addressed the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine together with the Security Service of Ukraine and the Prosecutor General to create an ad hoc commission to investigate the involvement of MPs and other officials, individuals and companies in financing terrorism and separatism."

"A special commission should immediately start work in order to bring to criminal liability everyone who pays money so as to kill Ukrainian servicemen and destroy the Ukrainian independence, everyone working against Ukraine. Everyone should be prosecuted under the law," emphasized Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

"We’ve got all legal instruments," he stressed.

The Prime Minister instructed the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov under the law to lead this commission.

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