Martynenko: I emphasize again, Steuerman, I have no relationship and do not let anyone of the obligation to control it


April 22, during a meeting in Solomenskiy district court of Kyiv former Deputy Mykola Martynenko said that it is not going to flee the country and adopt any decision of the court regarding the election of his preventive measure, the correspondent of “GORDON”.

“Don’t run away, no wait. The decision to be taken, all accept. What you ask the prosecutors and the National anti-corruption Bureau, is considered inadequate,” he said.

Martynenko said that the investigation and the process against him is “biased, falsified and the case is politically motivated.”

The former MP said that no criminal group, which it suspects of the investigation. Martynenko also said that has no relationship to the company Steuermann Investitions – und Handelsgesellschaft mbH.

“Again, to Steuermann I have no relationship and don’t gave any obligation to control,” he said.

Martynenko was detained in the evening of 20 April. He announced the suspicion of committing crimes under part 1 of Art. 255 (creating criminal organization), part 5 article 191 (assignment, waste of property or taking to them by abuse of official position) the Criminal code of Ukraine. Former MP suspected of abuse in the execution of the contract of purchase and sale of uranium concentrate to SE “VostGOK” across the Austrian intermediary company Steuermann.

On the same day, 20 April, NABU in the case Martynenko was detained first Deputy head of Board NAK “Naftogaz Ukraine” Sergey Fracture. According to investigators, he provided coordination between the intermediary company and GP “VostGOK”.

21 April at a meeting of Solomensky court was to be remanded Martynenko. Protection Martynenko has said the withdrawal of judge Bobrivnyk.

Lawyers for Martynenko said that Boronic leads an all-resonant case, which gives grounds to doubt his impartiality, in addition, he allegedly drink alcohol in the workplace. The court refused the protection Martynenko in the disqualification of a judge.

Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office demands to arrest him for 60 days with an alternative of Deposit of 300 million UAH.

According to the head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office of Nazar Golodnitsky, Martynenko could face up to 12 years of imprisonment.