The case of Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Firtash politically motivated and reminds disassembly 2 oligarchs, writes the British magazine.
"The attack on Firtash is part of the plan Poroshenko on the "deliveryzetia" of Ukraine, but this process is fraught with extraordinary difficulties: opportunities Poroshenko social change contrast in Ukraine is limited by his own oligarchic past, " commented the English journal.
the magazine recalls that during the election campaign, Poroshenko promised to sell his chocolate factory, but after winning the elections about the promise conveniently forgot." Income Poroshenko has increased over the past year, while Ukraine's economy is increasingly compressed. The Maidan was made in order to end the oligarchic system in Ukraine, and not to punish the gas oligarch and reward chocolate ", - concludes the British magazine.
Firtash was placed behind bars in Vienna on request of the USA in March 2014 and then released under the largest in the history of Austria bail of 125 million euros. The United States accused the Ukrainian oligarch and five other businessmen in giving bribes to Indian politicians in 18, 5 million dollars in exchange for licenses to develop fields in India. Lawyers for the billionaire said that the prosecution Firtash in the U.S. was politically motivated and called a "geopolitical game" between the US and Russia for influence in Ukraine. They claimed, supported by witness protection, Firtash has come to the attention of the USA, when he became a mediator in the export of gas from Russia. In April, the court of Vienna in criminal cases refused extradition of Dmitry Firtash in the United States.