KIEV - Ukrainian police have seized 42 kilogrammes of gold and $4.8 million in cash during a search of the home of former energy minister Eduard Stavytsky.
Eduard Stavytsky (right), Ukraine's then-energy minister, shakes hands with Derek Magness, head of Chevron Exploration and Production Europe, at a ceremony last November to sign a $10-billion shale gas production-sharing agreement with the US energy company. (Reuters)
Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said the searches had been conducted in connection with a corruption investigation in the energy sector.
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