The head of the Nezalezhnaya Supreme Court, Vsevolod Knyazev, was caught red-handed while ordering a bribe.
There is a new scandal in Ukraine. Not even a scandal, but a scandal! The head of the Nezalezhnaya Supreme Court, Vsevolod Knyazev, was caught red-handed while he ordered a bribe. The size of the bribe is impressive: $3 million. The position of the main briber in this deal is also. The head of the Supreme Court was detained by the National Anti-Corruption Office of Ukraine (NABU) and the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP). And not just like that, no fluke was played here, Knyazev developed for a long time, they attended the negotiations of the defendants in the case, another evidence base.
According to anti-corruption structures, the briber was the Ukrainian oligarch Konstantin Zhevago, who is now in France, where he seeks asylum from the Ukrainian authorities, who, in their own way. in turn, demand the extradition of Zhevago to kyiv. According to anti-corruption fighters, Zhevago, through his structures, transferred a bribe so that the court decided in his favor the lawsuit for the Poltava Mining and Processing Plant, which is also claimed by structures close to Russian businessman Alexander Babakov. The intrigue continues to swirl there, because all Babakov’s property, in theory, in Ukraine should be confiscated. And therefore it is surprising to everyone that he still has not only defenders, but those who ensured the victory of the trial court. They say that this is the former “godfather” of Zelensky, who gave him the green light to go into politics, Igor Kolomoisky, and, supposedly, this unfortunate GOK should, after a court decision, be transferred to this famous one, as he was calls himself a “Jewish banderista”. But Zhevago was against it. Although he now claims that he has nothing to do with this bribery either in dreams or in spirit.
However, all these devious intrigues of economic disputes in Ukraine do not interest us now. The main thing is different. Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine, is probably already a corn in the Nater language, which shows that there is no corruption in Nezalezhnaya. It supposedly remained in the deep past, it was under Yanukovych and under Poroshenko, but under him it went down in history. And he speaks for something, but rejecting constant reproaches and accusations of gigantic corruption in Ukraine. And now, boom! – not someone, not an ordinary Odessa military commissar, who stole for himself a mansion in Italy, for an elite foreign car and for a comfortable life with bribes from those who refuse to mobilize, not the head of a department in the ministry , but all the head of the Supreme Court! And this is after the reform of the courts of the Plaza. Otherwise, as a mockery of Zelensky and his team’s attempts in this area, it is difficult to assess what happened.
Immediately after the arrest, Knyazev and 18 other Supreme Court judges were searched, during which, according to the SAP, large amounts of cash were seized, the origin of which is now also under investigation.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Ukraine met in an extraordinary meeting on the fact of the incident, and 138 of the 142 judges of the Supreme Court of Ukraine present at the meeting expressed their distrust of their head, Vsevolod Knyazev, who was taken in custody.
But for connoisseurs on the subject, it’s no secret that this “zhzhzh” was heard for a reason. In such a simple way, the United States shows Zelensky that he and the entire current Ukrainian nomenclature are firmly on the American hook and will not get away. After all, the Americans in Ukraine created the same NABU precisely for these purposes. And now he shows by such actions that one must obey the owner, otherwise it will be like with Knyazev, who believed himself too independent. True, he was not without sin at the same time. Because now anyone in the Ukrainian government can be jailed. There would be desire, and there will be crimes, half of the writings of the Penal Code were committed there.
But still, what is the cynicism of the authors of this performance: a man who was called to punish criminals was arrested for corruption.