Case Guzhva: Linko said about the extortion and the Russian traceUncategorized June 23, 2017
“There is evidence” of the involvement of chief editor of the website the Country.ia Igor Guzhva extortion of money for publikaciju compromising the funding for this resource from Russia. This was on the sidelines of the Verkhovna Rada was declared by the defendant in the case, the people’s Deputy from the Radical party Dmitry Linko, reports UKRINFORM.
“I can say that extortion and blackmail have been personally involved editor”, – he said.
According to the MP, the evidence of the crime, audio and video materials are not disclosed now due to secrecy of the investigation. “I think some of them will be declassified for publication to the wider public,” added he.
Linko argues that since the end of March 2017, he “began receiving threats,” and began the blackmail collected during surveillance by compromising.
“Then I turned to law enforcement… Except that it’s the people-takers who make their business illegally, they are still financed from Russia, and there is evidence already,” said Linko.
22 June 2017 at about 21:00 law enforcement officers on suspicion of “extortion and receiving” of a bribe detained the chief editor of the site Stranaya Igor Guzhva. The people’s Deputy of the Radical party Dmitry Linko claims that the editorial Board allegedly demanded money for the deployment of compromising the network. Guzhva said that “people Linko” allegedly offered $20 thousand for depublication text about the conflict environment of the MP and adviser to the interior Minister Ilya Kiva.
The head of the parliamentary faction of the opposition bloc Alexander Vilkul expressed willingness to take Guzhva on bail, and to protect the latter in this case decided the former head of the Ministry of justice of times of Yanukovych Olena Lukash.