The police in Crimea have detained Anatoly Hrytsenko, the former speaker of the peninsular parliament. The police suspect him of illegal land deals, e-Krym reports Jan. 24.
In September 2010, was re-appointed head of the Party of Regions branch in the Leninsky rayon of Crimea.
On March 18, 2010, Pres Yanukovych appointed Hrytsenko Kherson oblast governor. In June he was dismissed from office by Yanukovych.