Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko may be sacked in the near future, online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda’s “Off the record” Telegram messenger channel said in a post on Jan. 19.
“More and more of our interlocutors are saying that Kyrylo Tymoshenko may soon lose the post of deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine,” the channel said.
Ukrainska Pravda’s channel said several regional governors with links to Tymoshenko may also be dismissed.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian media outlet Babel, citing sources in the parliament, reported on Telegram that Tymoshenko may be fired at the insistence of Ukraine’s U.S. partners.
Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko is reportedly another candidate for dismissal.
At the same time, Tymoshenko himself said he would not comment on rumors about his dismissal and called them “nonsense from Telegram messengers.”
The Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper reported on Dec. 2 that Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko was spotted in the summer driving a Porsche Taycan car that belongs to businessman Vemir Davitian and is worth about $100,000.
The investigation showed that Tymoshenko not only drove an expensive car, but also rents a mansion of almost 1,200 square meters with its own access to a water reservoir. The house belongs to the owner of a large construction business, Ihor Nikonov.
Tymoshenko explained that he rents this house for security reasons, since his own house is located in a dangerous place, given the regular missile strikes.
This is not the first time that Tymoshenko has become the subject of a scandalous investigation.
In the spring, he used a Chevrolet Tahoe car, which was handed over by a U.S. company for humanitarian purposes and evacuating civilians from the war zone.
After Bihus.Info journalists published a relevant investigation, Tymoshenko stopped driving this car.