The people’s Deputy from party “Oppositional platform For life,” Renat Kuzmin appealed to the State Bureau of investigation concerning actions of employees of the security Service, headed by Ivan Baranovym involved in raider attack at “112 Ukraine”. The MP said on his page in Facebook.
“06.08.2020 media spread information that the Shevchenko district court of Kyiv refused the security Service of Ukraine and General Prosecutor’s Office in the arrest of corporate rights of the TV channel “112 Ukraine” (which has repeatedly criticized the current government) and transfer them to the National Agency of Ukraine concerning the identification, investigation and management of assets derived from corruption and other crimes”, – reads the statement of the Deputy.
There noted that the analysis published in the media, in social networks and Internet materials directly indicates that officers of the SBU carried out a series of actions that may indicate the implementation of power in the face of the President of Ukraine V. A. Zelensky, head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ermak, A. B., head of the SBU Bakanova I. G. campaign on persecution of the opposition and not the state-controlled media (channel “112 Ukraine”). An attempt of raider capture of the media is part of the campaign against freedom of speech in Ukraine, Kuzmin stressed.
“Thus, individual members and officials of the SBU intervene in a corporate dispute on the TV channel “112 Ukraine”, beyond the given statutory powers and committed a crime.
An attempt of raider capture media and equipment that it uses, carried out in conditions of unprecedented pressure: numerous attacks and threats against journalists of this and other opposition channels, the obstruction of their work with impunity. Moreover, the government, forces of law enforcement, render the politically motivated prosecution of the owner of the TV channel, member of the political Council of the party “Opposition platforms For life”, people’s Deputy of Ukraine Kozak Tr the number of criminal proceedings, including in proceedings № 42019000000001445 from 08.07.2019 G., pre-trial investigation which is carried out by investigators of SBU the Macedonian P. V., Yashenko I. A., Dudchenko A. M., Ternovy A. B., Borowski S., Cigankova T. R., Ginger, V. V., Chernenko D. F., Leveque, P. A., Semishkur S. V., Puchkov, A. A.”, – the document says.
Consequently, says Kuzmin, the attempted arrest of the corporate rights of the TV channel “112 Ukraine” owned by the people’s Deputy of Ukraine, Kozak T. R., is an illegal means of pressure on the opposition people’s Deputy of Ukraine to interfere in the activities of a statesman, and hindering the performance of their duties.
“Considering the above, pursuant to articles 60 and 214 of the criminal procedure code of Ukraine, asking:
- Consider this Deputy address reported on the criminal offences specified in articles 15 part 3 of the article 171, part 5 of article 191, part 2 of article 344, part 2 St. 364 criminal code of Ukraine.
- To make this statement and immediately registered in ERDR set out in the statement of information on the facts of Commission by the head of the SBU Bakanova I. G. and the great investigators of SBU V. P. Yashchenko I. A., Dudchenko M. A., zhernovaya, A. V., Borovsky, G. S., Cigankova T. R., Ginger, V. V., Chernenko D. F., Leveque, P. A., Semishkur S. V., Puchkov A. A. criminal offences specified in articles 15 part 3 of the article 171, part 5 of article 191, part 2 of article 344, part 2 St. 364 criminal code of Ukraine.
- In confirmation of information on criminal offences in eRDR to give us the relevant document (extract from ERDR).
- Inform me in writing in the manner prescribed by law about the beginning of criminal proceedings and completion of pre-trial investigation”, – said in the appeal Kuzmin.
On the TV channel “112 Ukraine”, the SBU appeal to court with the request find another hostile takeover attempt made on the direct orders of President Vladimir Zelensky. The TV channel “112 Ukraine” I am confident that these actions of the authorities are absolutely illegal.
“The channel “112 Ukraine” intends to appeal to the Council of Europe, European Parliament, organizations for the protection of journalists, foreign embassies, and international editorial Board calling for the protection of the freedom of speech in Ukraine”, – reads the statement of the channel.
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