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Detained Ukrainian deputy health minister granted bail

If he deposits it, he will have to wear an ankle monitor.

Detained Ukrainian deputy health minister granted bail
Roman Vasylshyn
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Kyiv's Dniprovskyy district court on 8 July remanded Deputy Health Minister Roman Vasylyshyn to 60 days and granted him bail of 2m hryvnyas [0.08m dollars], the press secretary of the the prosecutor-general, Larysa Sarhan, has said.

If he deposits the bail, he will have to wear an ankle bracelet.

Vasylyshyn was detained in the early hours of 8 July on suspicion of setting up a bribe collection network. He is suspended for the period of investigation.