Courts sanctioned the detention of Sergei Aksyonov on Artek case
- 18.04.2016, 14:00,
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Pechersky district court in Kyiv has sanctioned the detention of Sergei Aksyonov, the de facto head of Crimea as part of a probe into the unlawful transfer of property of state-run enterprise Artek International Children's Center to ownership of the Russian Federation.
The press service of the Crimean Prosecutor General's Office, Prosecutor General's Office notified Aksyonov that he is suspected of committing a crime described in Part 5, Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Abusing power he embezzled the property of the Ukrainian enterprise and transferred it to third parties – the Russian Federation.
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Obolonsky district court of Kyiv arrested property of Artek International Children's Center as evidence in the criminal case. The cost of property is estimated at UAH 242.229 million.
"Crimea's law enforcers will take all possible measures and each who committed a crime on the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine can be punished," the Crimean Prosecutor General's Office said.