On a specialized Academic council of Interregional academy of human resource management on economic sciences protection of the thesis by the Poltava mayor Andrey Matkovsky took place.
The mayor of Poltava fought for receiving degree of the doctor of philosophy in economy branch. Subject of its thesis: "It is information - analytical providing system of the local budget". The research supervisor the Poltava mayor had a rector of MAUP. Members of the Academic council unanimously voted for award of scientific degree to A. Matkovsky "the doctor of philosophy".
Informal sources claim that A. Matkovsky had to defend the dissertation together with other graduates on May 12. But that day among other competitors of a doctor's rank it didn't see. As it appeared, the Poltava mayor defended the dissertation several days earlier. About the reasons of transfer of protection it isn't reported.