Ex-Deputy Ponomarev has received a residence permit in Ukraine

Former state Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev

Former state Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev have been granted a temporary residence in Ukraine. The photo to the appropriate of the document the former MP has published in his Instagram.

“Envy, my friends!” — provided Ponomarev photo, signed in the Ukrainian language.

June 10, the state Duma stripped Ponomarev, Deputy mandate for absence from work meetings. The law under which it could exclude from the Duma, was passed in April 2016.

Ponomarev in the summer of 2014. Against him a criminal case of embezzlement in the amount of 22 million rubles from the SKOLKOVO Foundation. The former MP was put on the international wanted list, but he says it does not intend to return to Russia.

In an interview with “Kommersant FM” Ponomariov, after the state Duma stripped of his mandate, talking about their plans. “I’m going to help Ukraine to resolve some of the problems that are out there already aggression our country, economic crisis which in this country is very deep due to the rupture of relations with Russia. In General, to help our neighbors I think is very important because it is important for our country,” he said. The question in what capacity he intends to help Ukraine, Ponomaryov said: “Solely in the individual, no shoulder straps for this purpose is not necessary.”