The previous Ambassador was involved in the scandal with contraband cigarettes.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed Yuriy Mushka Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine in Slovak Republic.
52-year-old Fly from late 2003 to early 2006 he worked as the Ambassador of Ukraine to Hungary, from may 2006 to September 2008, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Korea
After that, from June 2010 to March 2014 for the second time headed the Ukrainian Embassy in Hungary.
We will remind, in June, Poroshenko has dismissed Oleg havashi from the post of Ambassador of Ukraine in Slovakia. Havashi were involved in the scandal associated with the smuggling of cigarettes.
As you know, on may 23, the citizen of Ukraine in a car with diplomatic plates tried to take out almost 60 thousand packs of cigarettes under the guise of diplomatic cargo.
Those who tried to smuggle the contraband turned out to be Sergei Lisishin, the husband of the first Secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine in Slovakia Oksana Lisishin.