The Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv chose businessman Ihor Kolomoisky a preventive measure — two months of detention with an alternative in the form of a bail of more than 500 million hryvnias.
Kolomoisky is supposed to be in custody in Dnipro. He must hand over all documents and not communicate with witnesses.
Kolomoiskyiʼs lawyers announced that they would not post bail. They will appeal.
The court session was held behind closed doors at the request of the businessmanʼs defense.
- In the morning, Ihor Kolomoiskyi was informed of suspicion of fraud and money laundering. The investigation established that during 2013-2020 he took more than half a billion hryvnias abroad using the infrastructure of controlled banks.
- On February 1, 2023, the Security Service of Ukraine and the Bureau of Economic Security conducted a search of businessman Ihor Kolomoiskyi. They related to frauds regarding "Ukrtatnafta" and "Ukrnafta".