Former first deputy head of PA Portnov to appear to PGO for questioning

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The former deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine in the times of Viktor Yanukovych, Andriy Portnov, was called for questioning as a witness in case of the investigation of a number of criminal proceedings related to Maidan Protests.

This was announced by the head of the Office of Special Investigations of the General Prosecutor’s Office (PGO), Serhiy Gorbatyuk, UNIAN informs.

“Yes, indeed, we call Portnov for questioning as a witness at 11:00 am on May 27 at the Office of Special Investigations,” said a representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office.

Gorbatyuk added that investigators want to question Portnov as part of the investigation of a number of criminal proceedings  related to Maidan Protests, in particular, on the creation of a criminal organization by escaped President Viktor Yanukovych.

The prosecutor also added that the summons had been sent to all known addresses where Portnov could live or work, as well as to his lawyer.

In turn, Portnov himself commented on the statement of the Prosecutor General’s Office about his summoning for questioning.

“I read in the media that I was summoned to the PGO in the case of Maidan. I’ll definitely come. I have never before had possibility to turn up in the very center of the thieves’ hide-out,” the ex-official wrote on the social network.

As The Journalist reported, Portnov said Poroshenko will go to prison.

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