People’s Deputy of Ukraine Serhiy Leshchenko (PPO) claims that the money from the “black accounting of the Party of regions of former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych received a well-known American journalist Larry king and the European office of the Party of regions. About the MP said at a press conference, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
“The money from the cash register of the shadow of the Party of regions received, for example, Larry king, the famous American journalist who was decades leading program CNN. He received from the shadow of the offices of the Party of regions $225 million,” he said.
According to the editor of “the Ukrainian truth” sevgil Musaeva-Borovik, a journalist received the money for the interview from holding then a post of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.
Leshchenko argues that there are documents confirming that the Party of regions has provided funding for its European office based organisation European centre for modern Ukraine (European Centre for a Modern Ukraine), co-founders of which are three “regions” — Leonid Kozhara, Vitaliy Kalyuzhny and Eugene Heller), which was led by a German citizen Inna Kirsch.
A few days ago, on August 15, The New York Times (NYT), citing the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) reported that in the black bookkeeping of the Party of regions 22% mentioned the name Paul Manafort, the current head of the election headquarters of Donald trump. He allegedly received cash from party funds $12.7 million, according to the publication. The day before, on August 18, Kyiv, Ukraine published record of the payments.