“I cannot confess to a crime that I did not commit. I am not ashamed to look into the eyes of my loved ones, because no illegal actions and not even a hint of illegal actions were committed on my part. I am not ashamed to look into the eyes of my bank’s employees, because it was the best bank in the country,” Viktar Babaryka said in his final statement in the courtroom.
We note that the prosecutor asked the court to sentence Viktar Babaryka to 15 years in prison and make him pay a fine of five thousand base units (about 47 thousand euros).
The verdict in Viktar Babaryka and other defendants’ in the Belgazprombank case will be announced on 6 July.