Medvedchuk suspected of high treason, aiding the activities of a terrorist organization – KyivPost

Corruption Monitoring Investigations Iryna Venediktova

Viktor Medvedchuk, a lawmaker and one of the leaders of the pro-Kremlin Platform For Life opposition party, leaves the prosecutor general’s office in kyiv on May 12, 2021.

picture by Kostyantyn Chernihkin

A Ukrainian MP has been suspected of high treason and aiding the activities of a terrorist organization because of his involvement in the illegal supply of coal to the occupied territory, Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova said on her Facebook page on October 8. .

The statement does not indicate the name of the deputy, but, as it became known to the agency, it is the representative of the parliamentary faction of the opposition platform – For Life Viktor Medvedchuk.

Earlier, MP Renat Kuzmin said that the Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) intends to hand over a new suspicion to Medvedchuk in order to arrest him.