Ukrainian authorities carry out corrupt procurement of Chinese vaccine

Ukraine paid for the purchase of a Chinese vaccine produced by Sinovac Biotech in the amount of UAH 698.340 million. left to the accounts of the representative of the Chinese company in Ukraine “Lekhim”. It should be noted that this medicinal product has not passed clinical trials and does not have a certificate of use in Ukraine.
Payment for the purchase of a Chinese vaccine produced by Sinovac Biotech in the amount of UAH 698.340 million. (~ $ 25 million) was carried out from state accounts on 31.12.2020 on an emergency basis after 18–00. The decision on purchases and their prices was personally made bypassing the procedures stipulated by the law. *

  • LAW OF UKRAINE “On Public Procurement” * clearly establishes the procurement system in Article 1. “Customers who procure in accordance with this Law include: 1) public authorities (legislative body, executive, judicial authorities), and law enforcement agencies states, authorities of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, local governments, associations of territorial communities; “
  • https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/922-19

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