Igor Kolomoyskogo: Mykhailo Markiv / RIA Novosti
Alexander Zelensky, the father of the leader of the presidential race in Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, told about the attitude to the former head of the Dnipropetrovsk region and nationalized PrivatBank Igor Kolomoisky. Interview with Zelensky senior published edition “Strenia”.
According to Alexander Zelensky, talking about communications between his son and the fugitive Ukrainian oligarch began the current President Petro Poroshenko, but it is only a rumor. He explains the lack of support for the financial position of a businessman who is poorer than the incumbent, “ten times.” “No money for the observers, offices no. (…) I think that it does not help Vova, I can see it all. Billboards also a little”, — says the father Volodymyr Zelensky.
At the same time the father of the candidate in presidents of Ukraine comments positively on the activities of Kolomoisky, who, in his opinion, as head of the Dnipropetrovsk region, “saved” region. “Yes, let it be returned,” says the father Zelensky, adding that all Ukrainian oligarchs, the former head of PrivatBank seems to him “the most decent”.
Petro Poroshenko accused Kolomoisky in the support of Vladimir Zelensky, arguing that the oligarch-owned TV channel “1+1” deals with the proliferation of fakes on the President. March 25, Poroshenko has submitted to the TV station to court because of aired allegations of his involvement in the death of his brother in a car accident in 1997. The TV channel “1+1” are also regularly shows Comedy shows led by Zelensky Studio “Kvartal 95”.
A few days before the first round of presidential elections Igor Kolomoisky appeared in the database of the Ukrainian website “Peacemaker” for “violation of the legislation of Ukraine on citizenship by acquiring the citizenship of other countries”, “conscious participation in the destabilization of public-political life in Ukraine”, “the manipulation of information of public interest” and “the organization of distribution of obviously false information on government-controlled TV channel”.
Himself Kolomoisky, currently residing in Israel, in an interview with journalist Dmitry Gordon also argued that he had no ability to Finance candidates in presidents of Ukraine, however, he aches for Zelensky and lost in the first round of the elections the head of the party “Fatherland” Yulia Tymoshenko. In addition, it is associated with Zelensky successful business relationships, said the businessman.
Igor Kolomoisky held the post of Governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region on March 2, 2014. A year later, on March 25, 2015, it filed to the President of Ukraine a request of resignation. As explained himself Kolomoisky, he quit because he feared accusations of separatism.
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