Shevchuk ran on the boat.
The former leader of the so-called “Republic of Transnistria” Yevgeny Shevchuk in the night of Wednesday fled from the region on the territory controlled by the government of Moldova.
This was announced by members of the Transnistrian “Parliament”, its Chairman Alexander Scherba.
“Shevchuk in the night, crossed the Dniester river on the boat and departed from the territory of the “Dnestr Moldavian Republic”, – he said.
According to the publication, the Prosecutor’s office of the region suspects the former head of the embezzlement committed in particularly large amounts. According to the head of Department Anatoly górecki, under the presidency Shevchuk was created stabilization Fund, with specialized gas bills listed nearly 83 million Transnistrian rubles (about $ 8 million).
Meanwhile, the “Deputy of the Supreme Council” Andrei Safonov said that in addition to fraud funds Shevchuk intend to impute aiding the Bendery factory “biochem” in tax evasion, smuggling, the illicit removal of 30 percent of salaries and pensions, as well as illegal decisions on pardons.
On Wednesday, the “Supreme Council” deprived Shevchuk immunity. Voted 35 deputies, against – one. When considering the question was supposed to present himself Shevchuk, and on the eve informed about the meeting. However, after receiving this information, he fled.
The Moldovan authorities confirmed the stay Shevchuk on Chisinau-controlled territory.
Act Shevchuk was much discussion in social networks:
“The stories at hand happen. In Transnistria today, the MPs voted for the removal of immunity of former President Yevgeny Shevchuk. I suspect him of embezzling money from the stabilization Fund (a funny by Russian standards, $8 million). The Supreme Council voted almost unanimously. But at this point it became clear: the night the former President got into a boat, crossed the Dniester river and dumped from a breakaway Republic in Moldova,” writes Russian journalist Ilya Barabanov.
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