The people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the Pro-presidential "Block Petro Poroshenko "Solidarity" (PPB) Taras Batenko called the beginning of political repressions in Ukraine, the detention of the former candidate in mayors of Kiev, the ally of Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoiskiy Korban, and said about an exit from fraction.
SBU on the first day of the weekend detained the former candidate in mayors of Kiev, the ally of Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoiskiy Korban, he is suspected of organizing the activities of illegal groups. The SBU and the chief Prosecutor's office in Dnipropetrovsk conducted a large-scale special operation.
"Declare his withdrawal from the parliamentary faction of the BPP in protest concerning the beginning of political repressions in the country. I was brought up on the deeds of a galaxy of sixties and dissidents of the generation that always had been critical of the usurpation of power by anyone. Usurpation begins with the neglect of public opinion, and ends with the emergence of political prisoners. Today the government made a decisive step towards the emergence of a new dictatorship, " wrote Batenko on his page in Facebook.