MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. The former commander of the nationalist battalion “Aydar” people’s Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Serhiy Melnychuk, declared of 38.7 billion dollars (trillion USD) of revenue last year, could be in 12th place in the list of the richest people in the world by Forbes magazine, surpassing Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
As follows from the electronic Declaration Melnychuk earned over the past year of 38.7 billion dollars (a trillion hryvnia) at a salary of almost 2.9 thousand dollars (73,5 thousand UAH). Ukrainian Deputy could take the 12th place among the richest people in the world, ahead of Google co-founder Brin, whose income this year is estimated at 38.5 billion dollars.
The condition of the Ukrainian Deputy almost 14 billion more than the income of American billionaire George Soros, who earned last year to 24.9 billion and ranked in the 28th place in the ranking of the richest people on the planet according to Forbes.
At the same time declared the official amount is almost two and a half times greater than gold (international) reserves of Ukraine, which at the end of September reached 14.5 billion dollars.
According to the Declaration, owned Melnichuk can find Jeep Grand Cherokee 1994 issue worth about 3,4 thousand dollars, and “GAS 2411” 1988 edition. According to the document, the MP also owns an apartment in the winery area of 65 square meters and a plot of land in Vinnytsia region with an area of 2.45 million square meters.
However, as Ukrainian media, it is unknown whether one owns Melnychuk specified amount really. Thus, the “Ukrainian truth” suggests that the MP might make a mistake when filling an electronic Declaration or so to make a joke. As reminds the edition, earlier people’s Deputy of Ukraine Volodymyr Parasyuk declared watch, “which brought Saint Nicholas.” According to the portal, in the section “Description of property” contained the following text: “Watch. Gift. PS. brought Saint Nicholas. But can not say for sure because I was asleep.”
Melnychuk left the post of commander of “Aydar” and now is the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, and last summer Rada deprived of his immunity and gave consent to bringing to criminal liability.
As noted, the official must declare cash, funds in Bank accounts, deposits with credit unions and other nonbank financial institutions, funds loaned by the entity Declaration, or a member of his family to third parties assets in precious (banking) metals and so on.