The arrest of the Polish secret services of the former head of the State service of Ukraine on automobile roads (Ukravtodor) Slawomir Novak caused a swift reaction among Ukrainian politicians, journalists and public figures.

Диалог.UA compiled a collection of statements known in Ukraine bloggers on the situation.

Detention Novak responded to a leading TV channel “OUR” Maxim Nazarov, a political scientist, journalist and presenter at TV channel “Direct” Taras Berezovets, a former journalist and ex-Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Serhiy Leshchenko.

So, Nazarov on the page in the “Telegram” ironically said that Novak was “untouchable, reformer, almost an angel.”

In turn, Berezovets, commenting on the situation, asked the question: will the anti-corruption law enforcement agencies of Ukraine to investigate criminal activities of Novak as his leadership of Ukravtodor.

He is suspected of corruption, the management of an organized criminal group and money laundering. Funny. There will be an investigation “Ukrainian tour”?” – says the analyst in “the Telegram”.

But Serhiy Leshchenko said that the arrested Novak was his competitor for the position of member of the Council nablyudatelei “Ukrzaliznica”.

My candidacy and the candidacy Novak was proposed by the nominating Committee in the Cabinet as an alternative. The decision was made in my favor”, – so responded Leshchenko in the telegram-blog.

Earlier Диалог.UA talked about how Slawomir Nowak “lost” on corruption while working in Ukravtodor: he received the allowances to the official salary, which sometimes reaches up to 900%.

We also reported on how, in 2018, the building of Ukravtodor stormed the young people: the government said the action had paid up nature.

Evgeny Ustimenko