The pre-trial investigation is ongoing, the sanctions of the articles include imprisonment for up to 12 years.
The court seized 80 real estate properties in different regions of Ukraine that belonged to trade union organizations and were illegally sold to private owners.
The investigation claims that from 1992 to the present, officials of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine and private joint-stock companies under the control of the Federation, with the prior collusion of a group of individuals, formalized the expropriation of health resorts, sports and other state complexes.
Among the objects:
- Hotels “Tourist” and “Druzhba” in Kyiv;
- sanatorium “Zhovten” in Koncha-Zaspa;
- “Kuyalnik” in Odesa;
- “Morshynskyi” in the Lviv region;
- “Polyana” in Transcarpathia;
- sports complexes, in particular the building in which Kyiv Sport Club is located.
As part of a joint investigation with the SBU, it was established that, starting in 1992, employees of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine and joint-stock companies under its control formalized the alienation of health resorts, sports and other state complexes.
The property was handed over to the National Agency for Identification, Search and Management of Assets Obtained from Corruption and Other Crimes (ARMA).