Ukrainian Parliament members demand investigation into billions of dollars in dealings
Several members of the Ukraine Parliament have accused Democrat Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, of committing criminal corruption in their country.
The Ukrainian officials held a press conference where they demanded that President Zelensky and President Donald Trump investigate billions of dollars of corruption in Ukraine that is tied to the U.S.
The allegations are made in a recent video press conference that Ukraine released as a follow-up to a presser held over a year ago.
In the October 2019 press conference, Ukrainian MP Andriy Derkach alleged that Joe Biden was paid $900,000 to lobby for his son’s Ukraine energy company, Burisma Holdings, while the elder Biden was serving as vice president and overseeing America’s Ukraine policy.
The newly released video is meant to provide documentary and eyewitness information about the alleged corruption — and the Biden family features prominently in the story.
The video conference is over an hour long, however, and covers a wide range of suspected corruption in Ukraine, and not all of it involves the Biden family.
Portions of the press conference that address Biden family corruption have been identified and translated by American Thinker.
The gist of it is that, while Democrats obsess about Trump’s purported criminality, despite the absence of any evidence, their chosen standard-bearer stands accused of international corruption.
President Trump, and many of his allies, often argue that Joe Biden is one of the most corrupt politicians in America’s history.
In the past, corrupt politicians have confined themselves to playing dirty in their own backyard, making money from deals with fellow Americans.
The allegations from Ukraine would suggest that Biden allegedly sold his country out to the highest foreign bidders while serving as U.S. vice president.
Here’s the video, followed by quotations from the video regarding Joe and Hunter Biden:
From the introduction:
At one of the first press conferences about a year ago, we showed bank transactions for hundreds of thousands of dollars to the family of former US Vice President Joe Biden, namely to his son Robert Hunter Biden.
The latter was a member of the board of directors of the infamous gas production company Burisma.
Burisma belongs to the fugitive Yanukovych-era minister Mykola Zlochevsky.
The inclusion of Biden in the Burisma leadership and payment for his services is nothing more than a political cover that protected Zlochevsky from the Ukrainian law, namely from the criminal code.
Two foreign witnesses whose identities are protected — Witness 1 and Witness 2 — came forward to testify about the facts of the case.
Konstantyn Kulyk, the Head of the Group of Prosecutors of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, explained what the witnesses offered:
One quote from a statement by a Witness:
“All the described financial transactions were fictitious.
“And a lot of money was paid in Ukraine so that the state authorities turned a blind eye to it.”
In the period from November 2014 to October 2015, the Witnesses noticed strange recurring payments that, at the direction of Oleh Nelin (Zlochevsky’s assistant in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine), were sent from the account of BURISMA HOLDINGS LTD, which was opened for the personal needs of Mykola Zlochevsky, in the Latvian PrivatBank AS to the account of the American company ROSEMONT SENECA BONAI LLC.
The witnesses drew attention to these payments since about 20 times the same uneven amount was recurring — $83,333.33 as payment for consulting services.
In the period from November 2014 to October 2015, the money stolen from Ukrainians, located on account of BURISMA HOLDINGS LTD with the Latvian PrivatBank AS, was transferred to the account of ROSEMONT SENECA BONAI LLC in the American bank MORGAN STANLEY in payments in total amounting to $3.4 million for consulting services.
This is a payment for the political “cover” that Biden provided to Zlochevsky.
The video offers a graphic image showing the flow of money and favors:
Andrii Derkach picked up the narrative.
He focused on Joe Biden’s conversations with former President Poroshenko when Viktor Shokin, Ukraine’s former top prosecutor, started looking into Zlochevsky’s graft.
As we all know, Biden openly boasted about holding up money from the U.S. unless Poroshenko fired Shokin.
The press conference included audio from a November 16, 2016 conversation between Biden and Poroshenko.
Biden was wheeling and dealing for influence and money — and conducting foreign policy behind Trump’s back.
The men spoke again in February 2017, at which time Biden smothered Poroshenko with fulsome compliments.
Ukraine’s government now appears to be gunning for Joe Biden.
The Ukrainians claim that Biden helped prop up a corrupt government in their country and that he profited mightily from doing so.
No wonder this video has gone viral.