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Leader of Independent Trade Union of Mineworkers on wanted list in Ukraine


The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has put Mikhail Volynets, a member of Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) and leader of the Independent Union of Mineworkers of Ukraine, on the wanted list for allegedly entering false information in the 2020 e-declaration for almost 1.79 million UAH.


The NABU is looking for Volynets Mikhail Yakovlevich, suspected of committing a criminal offense under part 1 of Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

NABU, Telegram channel

As reported, the NABU informed Volynets of the suspicion under Part 1 of Article 366-2 of the Criminal Code (as amended until July 21, 2021), November 17. “In the declaration for 2020 people’s deputy did not indicate 2 luxury cars, which he used and which by right of ownership belonged to his close relatives, as well as the income of his civil wife in the amount of almost 95 thousand UAH. In total, the amount of undeclared property is more than 786 times higher than the subsistence minimum for able-bodied persons, “- stated in the message by NABU.

The law enforcement authority noted that the pre-trial investigation was launched by the prosecutor-general on the report of the prosecutors, due to the discovery of relevant information during a journalistic investigation. Later, as the prosecutor’s office stressed, this information was confirmed by the materials of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) check and the results of the investigation by NABU detectives.