Minister threatens criminal liability for corruption and interference in the work of the Public Council

Министру угрожает уголовная ответственность за коррупцию и вмешательство в работу Общественного совета

Public Council under MVAT accused the Minister Vadym Chernysh to gross interference in the work of the public body.

About this on his page in Facebook said the Head of the Public Council at the Ministry HERE Borisychev Gennady. “The Minister really wants to stay in his chair under President Vladimir Zelensky. He is now not particularly convenient criticism of defenders of the Public Council, who accuse him of inactivity and require public financial report on the use of funds of international donor assistance over the years of existence of the Ministry as well,” said Borisychev.

As reported by other members of the Public Council, the Minister Blackie systematically ignores all the recommendations adopted at meetings of the Council, giving illegal orders to employees of the Ministry to block initiatives from the public and trying to undermine the work of the public body using “loyal” NGOs, which is the Ministry assist in obtaining international grants.

“It is unfortunate that some public figures in favor of their interests, for the sake of free foreign trips at the expense of donors and other “privileges” from the Ministry refused to protect the interests of people affected by war,” – commented on the situation, the Secretary of the Public Council of the Ministry HERE Ekaterina Kochetkova.

“When systematic absences of meetings and serious violations of the Ethical code of the Public Council, was expelled from the Council members loyal to the Minister of public figures, the Ministry in the face of certain officers went to serious violations of the laws and job descriptions.

All the actions of the Minister Blackie show only a deep and systemic crisis of power, which does not accept and does not recognize the existence of civil society institutions in Ukraine, as well as their contribution to the development of the rights and freedoms of the person”, – concluded the Deputy head of the Public Council Artem Zinchenko.

Recall that earlier, by the decision of the Public Council under MVAT from 22.07.2019 year Council member was expelled for systematic absences:

1. Nikisha Gennady Alexandrovich – the public organization “all-Ukrainian Association internally displaced persons “Ukraine is my family”;

2. Zykov Yuri – public organization “Association of settlers “Common cause”;

3. Blazevic Konstantin Leonidovich – the public organization “Transcarpathian Donbass”.