: Ukrainian Parliament strips two MP's of their immunity from prosecution
Politics21:35 Jun. 3, 2015

Ukrainian Parliament strips two MP's of their immunity from prosecution

Kliuyev accused of fraud, Melnychuk accused of forming a criminal gang

The Ukrainian Parliament has stripped two MP's of their immunity from prosecution.

Serhiy Melnychuk an MP from Oleh Liashko's Radical Party and a former commander of volunter Battalion was accused of forming a criminal gang, abductings and threatening people.

Melnychuk was stripped of parliamentary immunity together with Serhiy Kliuyev – an MP from former Party of Regions and currently an MP from Opposition Bloc. Kliuyev is accused of fraud and embezzlement of budget funds.

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Serhiy Kliuyev (UNIAN Photo)

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