Speaking on the Kanal 5 TV June 27, Razumkov Center think-tank deputy director Valery Chaly said the law does not ban medical treatment abroad for inmates.
“This is possible given an expert evaluation by the health ministry and penitentiary system. Even a formal consent of the president is not required. However, we know that Yanukovych will have the final say,” Chaly says.
The law is vague about what may happen after the medical treatment abroad. If an inmate was cured, he may/may not be imprisoned again, the expert