The Ministry of education and science was released by Vladimir Kharchenko from the duties of rector of the National aviation University (NAU). The corresponding order № 404-K dated August 26, posted on the Ministry’s website.
“Release Kharchenko Volodymyr Petrovych from the duties of rector of the National aviation University August 26, 2016”, – the document says.
Basis for making this decision were the findings of the Commission of the MES for verification of complaints and appeals of citizens regarding NAU August 23.
“Today it was reported that the SBU detained Kharchenko when receiving a bribe in the amount of 170 000 euros is further evidence that the Commission’s decision of Ministry of education by Kharchenko was correct, but his dismissal – a natural,” said the Director of the Department of higher education MES Oleg Sharov.
Earlier today the head of the SBU reported to the President about the detention of the acting rector of NAU during receiving a bribe in the amount of €170 thousand
As explained later in NABOO, the detainee demanded 5 million UAH (€170 thousand) and an additional $50 thousand for the smooth resumption of the posts by the court of former employees of the University and the signing of decrees about their appointment.