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SBU official changed his mind about answering NGO’s request, for which it paid almost 5.5 thousands hryvnas

The officials of the Security Service of Ukaine changed their mind about providing the copies of declarations of their officers and officials to the NGO “Institute of Development of Regional Press” after it paid almost 5.5 thousand hryvnas for it. The NGO will sue the Chief Administration of SBU in Kyiv and in Kyivska oblast. This was reported reported by the Institute of Development of Regional Press in Facebook, “Detector media” reports.

As the NGO describes it, in July Institute of Development of Regional Press addressed the Chief Administration of SBU with a request to provide copies of declarations of officials who were exposed in journalist investigation of the program “Skhemy: corruption in details” for 2011-2015.

“At first the head of the Chief Administration of SBU in Kyiv city and Kyivska oblast Serhiy Semochko agreed to do it, but only if 16 hryvnias is paid for each page. When we paid 5456 hryvnias, he simply changed his mind”, the organization reported.

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