Radical Party leader claims winning 571 thousand hryvnia in lottery
Oleh Lyashko allegedly plays in UNL.
The leader of the Radical Party, Oleh Lyashko, says he won 571 thousand hryvnia in a lottery.
In his income declaration posted on 24 October in the website of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, Lyashko declares three wins in unspecified lotter by Ukrainian National Lottery (UNL) (Superloto, Keno, Lotto Maksyma): 283,560, 153,485 and 134,000 hryvnia.
UNL regularly reports on its website the biggest gainers. Over the past two months, they were few: on 1 September, a Kyiv resident won 250,000 hryvnia in the Keno lottery; on 19 September, someone in Kyiv hit 684 thousand hryvnia jackpot in Loto Maksyma; and another 295 thousand hryvnia jackpot in Loto Maksyma was hit on 28 September.
The Tax Code of Ukraine sets the following rules of taxation for lottery winners: 18% deductions to the state budget; 1.5% are the deductions in support of the Ukrainian army.
In 2016, MP Pavlo Kishkar claimed having won a 1.2 mn hryvnya in a lottery. He said that he has an own mathematical system, which allowed him to win.