Following Yanukovych, about 5 thousand Ukrainian officials and their relatives fled to Russia. Fugitives buy homes for millions of dollars. LIST
Almost the entire environment of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych is now on the run and has already settled in Russia. Former Ukrainian officials purchased apartments and houses in Moscow and the Moscow region and have already acquired Russian passports and permanent work.
According to Censor.NET, the list of those who hastily moved from Ukraine to the territory of the aggressor is impressive. In addition to the ex-president Viktor Yanukovych himself, who settled in Rublevka in the cottage village "Landscape".
According to Our Version, the list can be continued for a long time - a total of about 5 thousand people are recruited, along with children and household members.
Now live in Russia
- ex-Minister of Internal Affairs Vitaliy Zakharchenko,
- former Defense Minister Pavel Lebedev,
- former Minister of Justice Elena Lukash,
- the former head of Ukrainian foreign intelligence, Hryhoriy Ilyashov (spouse of Elena Lukash),
- former head of the Security Service of Ukraine Alexander Yakimenko,
- Andrei Portnov, former first deputy head of the presidential administration,
- former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka,
- former First Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Arbuzov,
- former education minister Dmitry Tabachnik.
As Oleg Mitvol, a former prefect of the Northern Administrative District of the capital, told the newspaper, “after the Maidan and the start of the anti-terrorist operation in southeastern Ukraine, former officials who held high posts under Yanukovych moved to all of us, most of them are going to settle here for a long time, buy housing and acquires Russian citizenship. "
About 40% of official refugees from Ukraine buy real estate in Moscow at a price of one to two million dollars. Another approximately 40% invest in residential properties from two to five million dollars. The remaining 20% falls on major transactions - up to $ 30 million.
Wealthy citizens of Ukraine also occupied two-thirds of the market for all rented elite Moscow apartments. They are primarily interested in the areas of Prechistenka and Ostozhenka in Moscow and the Novorizhskoe direction in the suburbs.
Many "refugees" buy housing without hiding. So, the former first deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Andriy Portnov, who purchased luxury housing in his own name, was nearly kidnapped and taken to his former homeland forcibly.
The son of ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, the current deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Alexei Azarov, acquired in the spring of 2014 a plot of land in the Istra district of the Moscow region, in the club village of Monolit. True, now plot 35 of an area of 4 thousand square meters has been re-registered to Eduard Fathullin - the father of the wife of the son of ex-prime minister Liliya Azarova. The approximate cost of such a house is about eight million dollars.
The family of the former head of the Security Service of Ukraine Alexander Yakimenko recently purchased a second apartment in Moscow. The three-room living space was designed by Anatoly Abramenko, son-in-law of Yakimenko.
Former head of the National Bank of Ukraine, former First Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Arbuzov recently headed the association "Center for Research on Economic and Social and Cultural Development of the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe", which he registered in St. Petersburg. Arbuzov’s new apartment is allegedly located there, and in Moscow he is renting a house.