Prime Minister of
Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman
has ordered Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko and Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevhen Nyschuk to carry out an audit
of special funds of Ukraine that have cultural values.
like today to entrust Vice Premier Minister Pavlo Rozenko along with the Minister of Culture to examine the
issue of the public and qualitative inventory process so that all Ukrainian
citizens know what the State possesses, what is available, and what,
been stolen or appropriated," stated Volodymyr Groysman, opening a Government’s sitting on Wednesday, 18
Minister noted that this week the oldest Ukrainian national spiritual book
"The Apostle" of Ivan Fedorov was stolen
from the Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine. "As
far as I understand, this is not the first case when rare unique works that are
the property of the Ukrainian people have disappeared from our special funds,"
has come when we have to carry out a meticulous inventory of everything we
have, to understand what has been lost and what has been done in order to return
these special funds," underlined Volodymyr Groysman.
will allow us to streamline the information and return "everything that
was stolen from the property of the State and the Ukrainian people," noted
the Prime Minister.
Minister has also urged to involve public and MPs of Ukraine to the work of an
inventory group in order to ensure its impartiality.
Volodymyr Groysman said that a thorough analysis should be undertaken
not in all, but in a few, two or three funds.