Prosecutor General of Ukraine examines the involvement of Timoshenko to the three murders
Ukraine's Prosecutor General's Office will check the involvement of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and former Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko to the three contract killings. This was the night of Saturday, April 7, the TV channel "Inter" said First Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin, Ukrainian, RIA Novosti reported.
According to Kuzmin, there is reason to believe that the murder of businessman Eugene Shcherban-MP and former head of the National Bank of Vadym Hetman was organized by former Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko, acting in the interests of the company "United Energy Systems of Ukraine", which is controlled by Yulia Tymoshenko.
"We also check the version of Lazarenko and Tymoshenko's involvement in the murder of Donetsk businessman (Alexander) Momota," - said Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine. Momot was killed a few months before the murder Shcherban and also had a conflict of interest with Tymoshenko, he said.
"Once we prove the involvement of Timoshenko to the killings, she will be charged and the case will be sent to the court," - said Kuzmin, adding that if evidence is found, it is all over the country say that "it is not proved, "and the case will be dismissed.
On the possible involvement in the murder of Timoshenko Shcherban Eugene Kuzmin said at the end of October 2011. In November of that year, Kuzmin said that the Prosecutor General of Ukraine has irrefutable evidence that the killing of Shcherban paid the firm, owned by Tymoshenko and Lazarenko.
In early April 2012 the son of the murdered - the deputy of Donetsk Regional Council Ruslan Shcherban - promised in the near future, some "sensational details" murder to prove his involvement in the Tymoshenko and Lazarenko. Explaining why he had not released this information earlier, Ruslan Shcherban said Lazarenko and Tymoshenko were at liberty, and held high public office.
Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine, speaking on the night of April 7 on TV, said that in addition to his son who was killed, "there are witnesses who directly called Tymoshenko and Lazarenko organizers, customers and the people who financed the murder of Shcherban."
The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Yevgeny Shcherban was killed in Donetsk airport in November 1996. Died as a wife and a member of Shcherban airport. In early 2002, suspected of involvement in the murder of the deputy detained eight people after they were found guilty and sentenced to prison terms of up to life imprisonment. Customer murder Shcherban prosecutors called Pavlo Lazarenko, who served sentences in the United States.
Alexander Momot, a version of which is involved in the murder of two former prime ministers checks prosecutor, was shot dead near his home in Donetsk, in May 1996. Momot led a large local company, "Danko".
The head of the Ukrainian Interbank Currency Exchange, MP Vadym Hetman was assassinated in April 1998. Customer murder Hetman of Ukraine and Prosecutor General's Office called Pavlo Lazarenko.
Yulia Tymoshenko is currently serving a sentence of seven years imprisonment, which in December 2011 a court sentenced her for gas agreements with Russia in 2009.
Pavlo Lazarenko in 2006, he was sentenced by U.S. court to nine years in prison on charges of fraud and laundering money. In November 2009, Lazarenko's prison sentence was reduced to 11 months. Ukraine tried unsuccessfully to extradite Lazarenko.