Poroshenko’s lawyers appeal to Bihus.Info editorial staff over targeted information campaign against Ukraine’s fifth president
KYIV. May 26 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Lawyers for Ukraine’s fifth president Petro Poroshenko appealed to the editorial board of the television program Nashi Groshi (Our Money), asking them to clarify whether the statements of journalists who were made on the airwaves of the last two broadcasts of the program refer to Petro Poroshenko, statements or they should be considered as value judgments.
Lawyers made the relevant statement during a briefing at Interfax-Ukraine.
“We cannot perceive these news reports as completely independent journalistic investigations, they are much more like the information campaign of the president’s office against the opposition, aimed at discrediting Petro Poroshenko personally,” said lawyer Illia. Novikov.
He said reporters had received documents, “which, in particular, cover the history of the Sevastopol plant in a completely different way, which Bihus said [Denys Bihus is the host of the Nashi Groshi program] was the subject of the transaction and was sort of exchanged for the pipeline. “
Novikov also said that a number of documents related to the so-called “nationalization” of the marine plant in Sevastopol, which was carried out by the occupation administration of Crimea, temporarily not controlled by Ukraine .
“I would like to add just in case. We noticed all these ‘straws’ the writers of the stories were trying to attach, all their warnings. What is ‘bad tongues speak’ somewhere or is it kind of ‘reasonable guesses’. ”But we hope that these journalists will have the courage to say it clearly, to assert something or to express their fantasies or those of someone else. We ask a lot of them to do so. do, ”said lawyer Ihor Holovan.