The head of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria Gontareva allows for the possibility of their judicial and / or criminal prosecution after his resignation. About this Gontareva said in an interview with “Interfax-Ukraine”.
“Harassment – it can be. Because the amount of innuendo, provocation, nonsense, dirty companies – rolls. Should they worry about this? No. For a second I doubted that I did the right thing,” – said Gontareva.
She recalled that her resignation is not connected with political causes. His low rating among the population hontareva explained the information of pressure from those with whom the national Bank under her leadership three years fought for the cleaning of the banking sector. In addition, Gontareva denied that during the leadership of the Central Bank, it provided the political pressure the President Petro Poroshenko.
We will remind, on may 10, Gontareva appointed acting head of the NBU of his first Deputy, Yakov Smoliy. To work in a new capacity resin protopic may 11.
In early April, the NBU announced its intention to withdraw and asked the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which takes the decision to fire her until may 10. However, to date, information on the existence of the presidential submission of the resignation of Gontareva no, and the head of the NBU after the may holidays goes a long vacation.
A definite answer to the question of who will succeed Gontareva, yet, but experts are inclined that it will be the Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval Vladimir Lavrenchuk. He Lavrenchuk has said is ready to become the next head of the National Bank of Ukraine.