Yanukovych’s Party of Regions paid $225,000 from its shadow assets to journalist Larry King

Yanukovych’s Party of Regions paid $225,000 from its shadow assets to journalist Larry King

The name of famous American journalist Larry King has been also found in the "black accounts" of the Party of Regions of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.

Ukrainian MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction Serhiy Leshchenko said this at the briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Money from the Regions Party's shadow assets was paid, for instance, to Larry King, a well-known American journalist who had been a CNN host for decades. He got $225,000 from the Regions Party's shadow coffer," Leshchenko said at a press conference on Friday morning in Kyiv, Interfax reports.

Editor-in-chief of the Internet online publication Ukrayinska Pravda Sevgil Musaieva-Borovyk in turn said that King had received those funds for an interview with the then Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.


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