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The security service of Ukraine (SBU) is checking the information on the financing of the election campaign of presidential candidate Vladimir Zelensky from Russia and the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND). This is reported by “Ukrainian news”.
In SBU claim that the employee of the Ministry of state security of DNR Andrey Pinchuk, which the Agency calls the Colonel of FSB of Russia, instructed the soldier of the army of the DNR and the owner of a cryptocurrency exchange WEX Dmitry, Hevchenko to Fund the campaign Zelensky due to the activities of the exchange.
Other information about the investigation, the SBU said.
The Ukrainian secret service launched an investigation of the “Russian trace” in the election campaign Zelensky after the message center “Peacemaker”.
In January it became known that the Zelensky’s listed as one of the ultimate beneficiaries of a Cyprus company Green Family Ltd, a leading cinema business in Russia and have connections with the Russian Ministry of culture. A few days later he announced that he resigned from the owners of the firm.
On the website “Peacemaker” (blocked in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) laid out the personal data of people, who are in Ukraine separatists and agents of the Kremlin. Until 2016 a web resource supported by the SBU, the Ukrainian interior Ministry and other official agencies of the country.
In Ukraine on 31 March, the first round of the presidential election. The winner were not revealed, and in the second round, scheduled for April 21, passed Zelensky, who scored more than 30 percent of the vote and President Petro Poroshenko, who received almost twice less.
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