Viktor Medvedchouk, an influential member of parliament and the leader of the pro-Russian opposition, is within the sight of Kiev, determined to fight Russia’s influence in the country.
So far, she has only used the mysterious abbreviations “M” and “K” to refer to them.Ukrainian Prosecutor General Irina Venediktova announced on Tuesday, May 11, that two influential pro-Russian representatives in Ukraine, Viktor Medvedchouk and Taras Kozak, were formally established «Suspect» crime ” Crime of treason”Against the background of tensions with Moscow, Russia upgraded its military power at the Ukrainian border in April.These two people are also suspected “Trying to rob Crimea’s natural resources”, Was annexed by Russia in 2014.
Viktor Medvedchouk, 66, is one of the most powerful people in the country. The oligarch, with a net worth of 620 million U.S. dollars (512 million euros), is the head of the pro-Russian program “For Life”, which is the largest opposition in the parliament. He is also a close friend of his daughter’s godfather, Vladimir Putin.As the unofficial representative of the Russian President in Ukraine, he often accused Kiev of “have done nothing” End the war with the pro-Russian separatists of Donbass, secretly backed by Moscow, and plead with Russia to support the federalization of the country.
The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) said, “Strong evidence of illegal activities and cooperation [des deux députés] With the aggressor country” On Wednesday, a search was conducted on two luxury villas and their offices of Mr. Medvedtchouk in an upscale suburb of Kiev. According to the SBU, the oligarch shared sensitive information with Dmitry Kozak, Vladimir Putin’s deputy chief of staff. He was particularly accused of communicating with the Ukrainian army’s position in Donbass, where they were fighting separatists.
“This is ridiculous, ridiculous!”, Defended himself, on Thursday, Viktor Medvedtchouk (Viktor Medvedtchouk) sued “Take notes” Elements of his document.He condemned one “Political repression”. “I will not hide, I am ready to defend myself because I will not feel inside”, He added. Taras Kozak has yet to respond to the allegations on Thursday night. According to the SBU, he is currently in Russia and does not intend to return home.
These new allegations signify Kiev’s desire to fight against the Russian power in the former Soviet republic. This is part of a larger campaign launched against Viktor Medvedchouk three months ago, which has been subject to US sanctions since 2014, with the goal of undermining Ukraine’s security and territorial integrity And democratic system. In February, Kiev froze its financial assets and shut down three pro-Russian television channels, which officially belonged to Taras Kozak, but were actually controlled by oligarchs. The authorities also ordered the nationalization of one of its most valuable assets, a 1,433-kilometer pipeline that once belonged to the state.