Poroshenko will dismiss civil servants due to relatives in the Crimea
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed to check all public servants for any family with Russian citizenship. He stated this during a press conference in Kiev, which led the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
According to him, public service work, many employees who have relatives in the Crimea. The head of state urged to pay special attention to law enforcement and investigative agencies. Check civil servants must be engaged in the security Service of Ukraine.
The results of the investigation, such individuals will be dismissed.
“Once that’s completed and I’ll have the grounds [for dismissal of civil servants], I will not be”, — he stressed.
Earlier in December, the counterintelligence of SBU found that the civil wife and the daughter of the first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service Sergei Semochko have Russian citizenship. A criminal case was opened under the article on treason.
In November, the Ukrainian leader signed the law providing for criminal penalties for citizens who violate the rules of entry into the territory of Ukraine. The penalty for a visit to the Russians of Crimea, which Ukraine considers as its, and also the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics.