The investigation found that the former official, through proxies, controls a number of enterprises in Ukraine, writes Correspondent.
In Ukraine, a number of searches are being carried out in companies related to the former deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Volodymyr Sivkovich. This was announced by the Communications Adviser of the State Bureau of Investigation Tatyana Sapyan at briefing 5th of April.
The investigation established that the former official, through proxies, controls a number of firms and enterprises in Ukraine, which are used to cover up the activities of members of a criminal organization, as well as to finance persons contributing to them.
“Right now there are about 30 searches at these firms and enterprises and at the places of residence of the persons involved,” she noted.
According to the adviser, at the moment it is already known about the seizure of documents and weapons. Sapyan specified that 15 firms were involved in real estate and financial activities.
The State Bureau of Investigation stressed that Sivkovich (formerly a KGB officer of the USSR) and the former head of the Presidential Administration Andriy Klyuyev, who have been hiding from justice in Moscow since 2014, created a so-called “political office” to control the activities of influential Ukrainian politicians, high-ranking officials and law enforcement officers , as well as searching among them for agents of influence to control political processes in Ukrainian society.
Law enforcement officers also established that the former head of the Main Directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Oleg Kulinich, was a confidant of Sivkovich and actively cooperated with the “political office” created by the FSB.
Recall that in July 2022, the State Bureau of Investigation notified Sivkovich of suspicion of treason.
At the end of December last year, the case on charges of the ex-deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of organizing the dispersal of the “student Maidan” in November 2013 was sent to court.