Home of another former Minister in Yulia Tymoshenko’s government searched
On Thursday the police searched the flat of former Minister of the Coal Industry in Yulia Tymoshenko’s government, Viktor Poltavets.
The search began at around 17.00 at the place Mr Poltavets’ is registered as living at in the Luhansk region. It was undertaken by local police as part of a criminal investigation, with no more details given as to what this investigation is about. The Head of the Luhansk Regional MIA said that he knew no details and promised to find out, then one of the Minister of Internal Affairs’ Deputies, Vasyl Farinnik confirmed that the search had been carried out and said “Give us a day or two and we’ll tell you about it”.
Viktor Poltavets was Minister of the Coal Industry from December 2007 to March 2010.