Officials of Latvia, a member of the European Union and NATO, have begun to comment the large-scale corruption scandal involving Latvian citizens. It has to do with the purchase of oil rigs worth hundreds of millions of dollars by the Ukrainian Chornomornaftogaz through a set of offshore companies with dummy directors. Facts that TVi reporters have been talking about for several months have finally become the focus of discussion for senior government officials and politicians at the international level. Latvia's Minister of Economy of Daniel Pavluts, one of the key figures in the newly formed government of the country, is well aware of Ukraine's purchase of an oil rig at twice the price through Latvian dummy directors Vanagels and Gorin. And, unlike Ukrainian ministers, responds to these irrefutable facts adequately.