Cabinet dismisses deputy head of State Customs Service
The Cabinet of Ministers dismissed the Deputy Head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine, Ruslan Cherkasskyi, the member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Finance, Tax and Customs Policy Yaroslav Zheleznyak reported on March 24. Taras Melnychuk, the representative of the government in the Verkhovna Rada, also confirmed the dismissal.
Previously, the lawmaker called Cherkasskyi the "éminence grise" of the State Customs Service.
- At the beginning of February, the Cabinet of Ministers dismissed part of the leadership of the State Customs Center — acting chairman Vyacheslav Demchenko and first deputy Oleksandr Shchutskyi.
- Disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against another deputy, Ruslan Cherkasskyi, and he had been suspended from performing his duties.