Where do the embezzlers spend their money? Many people think that they are for helicons, yachts, white powder, the Belochki club and other similar things. But no! Most of the money is spent on staying in office or knocking down competitors for streams. This is the latest story about how Ukrainian top officials generously pour money stolen from us into foreign press for PR wars.
I often reviewed the attempts of Ukrainian corrupt officials to somehow whitewash their reputation or attack their enemies with the help of foreign media. There are foreign publications that systematically place everything in a row. Then it is dragged into the Ukrainian media with links, it seems, to the foreign press.
For example, here is my investigation about such attempts by the head of the NBU , Kirill Shevchenko , to whiten his reputation with the help of Econotimes.com .
In addition, Kirill Shevchenko was very fond of Eureporter.co . Kirill Shevchenko posted positive texts on Eureporter.co more than once, but then there was a special peak, as Shevchenko was going to the USA and trying to create a good Google story for himself in English. Eureporter.co was also very fond of Medvedchuk.
Or here is my investigation into how corrupt Ukrainian judges tried to discredit Ukrainian civil society by simply inventing a non-existent expert with the help of NewEasternEurope.eu.
There are several other similar publications that I keep an eye on, but about which I did not write. You must understand that there is a large market for Ukrainian players and people who are engaged in such placements. Not always and not everywhere it requires direct bribery and corruption of foreign journalists. On some sites, you can just officially pay money and print whatever you want.
Each such media outlet is then dispersed for money in Ukrainian trash media with a reference, like, to the foreign press. A well-known journalist wrote, and all that. In Ukraine it comes very well.
Today we will talk about the publication NewEurope.eu. This edition is NOT the same as those listed above. This is a printed Brussels newspaper that has a website. The site publishes more than the newspaper. The other day, an article was published there with accusations of abuse of the first deputy chairman of the NBU, Katerina Rozhkova. Directly sensational material that introduces the term “Rozhkova Organization” (probably some kind of Masonic lodge with aprons and gloves) and speaks of huge frauds with Kominbank that no one has noticed before. The article is so actively and so expensively dispersed in Ukrainian drain tanks that I decided to understand what is happening. Especially, after questions to me, whether it is worth believing the stated facts.
I’ll start with the reputation of the publication and the author.
The column was written by Neweurope.eu managing editor Nicholas Waller. Nicholas Waller appears as a specialist on Ukraine. Let’s evaluate the level of this specialist.
On October 6, 2021, on the day when NABU issued a pidozra to the mayor of Odessa Trukhanov for plundering land, an interview with Trukhanov was published on the NewEurope.eu website. The interview was conducted by the same journalist Nicholas Waller.
The interview is very, very kind and bright, and Trukhanov in it is a real angel with wings. Translations from it were dispersed among Ukrainian purchased publications. Example.
There is not a word about the suspicion of NABU in the interview. Suppose the interview was written earlier, and the journalist could not have known about the NABU investigation. Although the first defendants from Trukhanov’s entourage received pidos in the summer of 2021. But, let’s say, this could have been skipped, although at the same time there were reports in the media that Trukhanov was among the suspects. Example.
But let’s forget about NABU. After all, Trukhanov is a well-known bandit. There’s a carload of cases with him.
There is another example. For example, in 1919 (that is, two years before the interview), the Ukrainian activist Sternenko directly stated that he considered the mayor of Odessa Trukhanov to be the customer of the attacks on himself. Maybe the topic has died down and was not heard? In 2021, Sternenko is already on trial for seven years for killing those who tried to kill him at the behest of Odessa bandits. A huge scandal, a rally near the Office of the President, painted doors of the Office of the President, criminal cases are opened against the participants in the rally, and several prime-time talk shows on the topic are released. In August 2021, after the scandal, Sternenko’s preventive measure was changed to round-the-clock house arrest. There are two months left before the interview. Not to say that the topic is not well known. On the contrary, this is a huge scandal, and Sternenko’s fame in Ukraine is difficult to overestimate.
Is Sternenko mentioned in the interview material? Never. There are no questions about the theft of land by Trukhanov. About illegal building in Odessa no. There is nothing. An absolutely complimentary interview in which Trukhanov calmly tells what a strong business executive and well done he is, a champion in attracting investments.
However, accusations of attempted assassination or even organizing an attack on a civil activist are serious allegations, especially in Europe. Not a word about it.
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How can you call yourself an expert on Ukraine and publish such interviews?
Actually, an attempt to whitewash the reputation with the help of NewEurope.eu causes a scandal in Odessa and accusations of denim (denim in Ukraine is a material bought in the media for money).
This article directly analyzes in detail why the media reason for the interview is fake. Allegedly, the reason for the interview was that Trukhanov won the election of the mayor of Odessa for the third time. The problem is that the election of the mayor of Odessa was on October 25, 2020, that is, A YEAR BEFORE THE INTERVIEW. This is certainly a media reason more rotten than the accusations of NABU or the attack on Sternenko. Well, there is a lot of everything about illegal development, the Greek diaspora, fraud with land and ports.
In fact, the reason for the interview was that Trukhanov knew that they were trying to give him pidos in the near future.
It is extremely difficult to believe that such material about Trukhanov is not custom-made. This is a consensual interview that was used by Trukhanov to whitewash his reputation.
In this case, the question arises – is it possible to trust the neutrality and expertise of such a journalist?
Well, it’s difficult for me personally, against the backdrop of Trukhanov’s interview. It is also not very clear why the Belgian publication needs such interviews of a pro-Russian bandit, even though he is the mayor of Odessa.
Trukhanov is just a litmus test as to whether the publication and the author can be trusted. Why is trust important? But because the author is trying to make us take his word for it.
From the material about “abuses in the NBU” it is not very clear how Rozhkova is connected with Kominbank, about which Waller writes. He presents it as a fact. The main evidence that I found in the article is that Kominbank bought depository certificates of the NBU and received refinancing from the NBU. However, receiving a refin in 2018 is already an open tool for banks. If there are collaterals, the bank can use these tools automatically, collaterals are also checked automatically. This is not a connection. I’m not talking about the purchase of NBU depositary certificates. This bank generally GIVES money to the NBU. It’s like buying government bonds. Is “respected expert” Nicholas Waller really not aware of the NBU regulations and is not aware of what a depositary certificate of the National Bank of Ukraine is? The regulatory documents of the National Bank in this part are open, it is not difficult to read. And in general, the article itself there is straight fire. Waller’s Gontareva is scandalous. Salaries in large law firms, it turns out, are a conversion center (it seems that a person does not know at all how money is cashed out in Ukraine).
Well, in short, the part about Trukhanov was here because all this material in terms of connections between its participants actually stands on the “reputation” of a journalist and nothing else.
I know something about the Ukrainian banking system, but I heard about the connection between Kominbank and Rozhkova for the first time in Waller’s material. In Google from 2014 until the release of Waller’s material, there is no mention of such a connection. And we write everything and about everyone. It doesn’t happen. Not in our country.
For such serious accusations, I would like proofs. Because it is not very clear to me how, when talking with the mayor of Odessa, Trukhanov, who is precisely the head of the organized crime group, Waller does not call him the head of the organized crime group. Although NABU calls Trukhanov the head of the organized criminal group. At the same time, Waller calls the head of the organized crime group Rozhkova. She was not accused of anything, but about the head of an organized criminal group – this is the first time. I would like to know what kind of organized crime group (he calls it ‘The Rozhkova Organization’) that no one has heard of.
What is the reason for the appearance of such material about Rozhkova on the NewEurope website now?
Actually, Waller himself gives the answer in his material:
«Ukraine’s bank regulator is conducting a thorough inspection of KIB’s financial operations today. It is already clear that Pinter is a frontman for the bank, which is being used by corrupt local officials to hide behind».
He says that he is aware that the NBU is checking Kominbank. Now. And even knows its results. Not many people in the NBU know such data, and all these people are now under the control of the head of the NBU, Kirill Shevchenko. This information is a bank secret, and divulging it is a crime, so no one would just say anything to any journalist. The information was brought to Waller by the same people who brought the material itself – the people of Kirill Shevchenko.
And now let’s look at the acceleration of the translation of this material in the Ukrainian media.
In Ukraine, the dissemination of this material was supported by purchased media and those media that previously supported the head of the NBU, Kirill Shevchenko. In addition, the dispersal went through pro-Russian telegram channels, which the SBU accused of working for the Kremlin: Resident, Legitimny, and so on. It was these telegram channels that Kirill Shevchenko used earlier to disperse his stuffing. Including against me. There were a lot of such cases, I will not dwell in detail.
The reason for the emergence of this entire media wave is Kirill Shevchenko, who is thus trying to attack possible replacements for the head of the NBU. I do not really believe that Rozhkova can become the head of the NBU, but Kirill Shevchenko believes. Prior to that, he attacked through the purchased media all possible candidates for the head of the NBU, for example, Rashkovan and Sologub, about which I wrote a lot earlier, but I will not repeat myself.
Now Shevchenko is fighting the current candidates he sees as possible.
For example, another likely candidate for the head of the NBU is the former head of Oschadbank Andriy Pyshny.
A few days before the release of the material about Rozhkova , a complimentary material about another candidate for the head of the NBU, Andriy Pyshny, appears on the Ukranews website ( ukranews.com , Ukrainian News Agency). The appearance of this material causes a scandal, since one of the people quoted in the material claims that he did not give such comments to the publication. The publication Ukranews is included in the ratings of corrupt Ukrainian publications, according to the Ukrainian Institute of Mass Information, a respected grant organization. The owner of this publication is the Inter group of Firtash/Levochkin.
After the scandal, the article is removed. At the same time, the distribution of material to other drain tanks, which is usual for such complimentary articles, does not occur (as in all cases above), which looks very strange. Why one article in a not very rated publication, which will be read well if a couple of thousand people? They don’t do that. There is a feeling that the article was released precisely in order to cause a scandal, and then deleted. No further action took place.
Who ordered the article? Is it really Lush himself?
It is highly doubtful. After all, Pyshny had previously sued Ukrainskie Novyny and pro-Russian deputies from the Opposition Platform for Life party of Firtash/Lyovochkin and lost in the Pechersk District Court. What “Ukrainian news” joyfully reported. Even in the Wikipedia article about “Ukrainian News” there is this case, they are proud of how they smeared Pyshny.
Yes, and it’s hard to believe that a native of the Front Zmin Yatsenyuk Pyshny is a friend of pro-Russian players like Firtash.
On the other hand, the OPPL faction in the Verkhovna Rada gave 40 votes for the appointment of Kirill Shevchenko as head of the NBU (out of 44 members of the faction, unanimously, except for those who were absent). Paying for this vote on the head of the NBU, Kirill Shevchenko helped Firtash’s business partner Fursin to carefully withdraw his Misto-Bank from the market, which caused a scandal. I wrote about it here.
It is extremely difficult to believe that someone first sues corrupt journalists, and then orders laudatory material about himself from them. Especially the material that obviously turns out to be a fake and leads to a scandal.
In addition, Pyshny now generally avoids media activity and, in principle, does not give any comments to the press. For example, I have not found any activities of Pyshny in the media lately. Apparently, Pyshny’s tactics are not being highlighted now, and if he wanted to get a media cover, he would go to Forbes, Ukrainska Pravda or Novoe Vremya.
There is a complete feeling that these “information special operations” are the result of the activities of Kirill Shevchenko. He is simply trying to bring down and discredit any candidate for the head of the NBU with the help of black PR.
Rozhkova is silent? Let’s do an investigation, and let the journalist write that some people are somehow connected with her. According to his data. And then all this is dispersed through the pro-Russian telegram channels and the media pool of Kolomoisky, who is now in alliance with Kirill Shevchenko (Kirill Shevchenko was directly supported by Kolomoisky’s media killer Alexander Dubinsky, who is under US sanctions).
Lush is silent? And let’s make him seem to say something, and there will be a scandal. Made. The fake article can then be deleted, the damage has already been done.
I myself was such a victim of such attacks by Kirill Shevchenko. The corrupt bloggers bought by Kirill Shevchenko (the Anti-Corruption Action Center caught them when posting custom materials) were accused of paying me $100,000,000 a month. I wasn’t mistaken and I’m not joking, that’s what they wrote, one hundred million dollars. Per month. My regular readers, I think, remember this crazy story.
In general, the handwriting of the master does not change. As soon as Kirill Shevchenko has new problems, he tries to extinguish the fire with waves of order.
And now the main question. How much does it cost and where does the money come from? I specifically went around and interviewed consultants on media wars. They believe that Kirill is draining tens of thousands of dollars a month. Partially closes the issue with PR budgets of the NBU and Ukrgasbank, partly with cash. Well, where does the cash come from, of course. Right now, NABU is investigating the embezzlement of 200 million hryvnias from the state-owned Ukrgasbank at a time when it was undividedly led by Kyrylo Shevchenko. And this is not an article on an unknown drain tank, but the materials of a criminal case. For those interested in learning more, google Brudniy Kesh-2. If someone does not believe the investigations into the corruption of the current head of the NBU, then please let him believe that the head of the National Bank is draining his entire salary (or even one and a half salaries) for black PR. He doesn’t steal government money at all.
Get comfortable. We’ve got a long read for you.
What do corrupt officials spend their money on? A popular version is “on buying Mercs, yachts, drugs, clubbing, etc.” The main expense is targeted to remain appointed or kick out any opponents. This story is about how Ukraine’s top servicemen are wasting government money for international media to fight PR-wars.
I’ve done numerous reviews on Ukrainian corrupt officials’ attempts to clean their reputations or attack enemies using international media. Various international media outlets regularly place paid articles. Then, Ukrainian media use this information referring to “reliable international media” as sources.
I’ve investigated how NBU governor Kyrylo Shevchenko tried to clear his reputation using econotimes.com.
Also, Mr Shevchenko loves to use Eureporter.co.
Shevchenko placed positive articles on Eureporter.co during his visit to the US, trying to create a positive image in English Google search results. Eureporter.co was also highly used by Viktor Medvedchuk.
Also, I’ve investigated how corrupt Ukrainian judges tried to discredit the civil society of Ukraine by creating a nonexistent expert from NewEasternEurope.eu.
This was also later used by the media empire of Medvedchuk.
There are some other outlets I haven’t mentioned before yet monitor regularly. It’s important to understand that there’s a big market for Ukrainian clients and people selling such articles. Some websites don’t require corrupt European journalists. You can legally pay the outlet, and they publish whatever you want.
Every single this kind of paid article is then forced by corrupt Ukrainian media, referring to “European media” and “famous journalists.” In Ukraine, it sounds pretty respectable.
Today, we’ll talk about NewEurope.eu. This outlet is NOT like the one mentioned above. It’s a printed Brussels newspaper. Though they publish more on their website. This week, a publication on NewEurope.eu blamed First Deputy Governor of the NBU Kateryna Rozhkova for abuse of power. The article tries to sound sensational, uses a new term, ‘The Rozhkova Organization’ (sounds more like a freemason group), and talks of never-ever-noticed misconduct involving Commercial Industrial Bank PJSC (ComInBank, or KIB). The article is being spread actively in Ukrainian fake media, and thus I’ve decided to find out what’s going on, especially after people have asked me of this.
Let’s start with the media’s reputation and the author of the article.
The author is Managing Editor at Neweurope.eu Nicholas Waller.
Waller insists on being an expert on Ukraine. Let’s look at his knowledge.
On October 6, 2021, when the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) issued a claim to Odesa mayor Gennadiy Trukhanov, NewEurope.eu published his interview with Waller.
The interview is complimentary, with Trukhanov looking more like an angel than a civil servant. The translation of the article was spread in Ukrainian fake media. Example.
The interview doesn’t have a single word about NABU. Let’s assume it was written earlier, and Waller didn’t know about the claim. Though first claims to people associated with Trukhanov, in this case, were issued in the summer. Well, in theory, this could’ve gone unnoticed, even though it was stated then that Trukhanov is also being investigated. Example.
But let’s put NABU aside. There are other criminal cases with Trukhanov.
For instance, in 2019, Ukrainian activist Serhii Sternenko claimed Trukhanov to be the person who ordered assaults on him. Can it be that the theme has gone unnoticed? In 2021, Sternenko was sentenced to seven years in prison because he had killed his assaulters. A colossal scandal involving riots under the President’s Office with broken glass and graffiti on the building. The rioters got criminal records, and the news topic was covered in various talk shows. In August 2021, after the scandal, Sternenko was let out on house arrest. The interview is two months away and doesn’t contain a word about Sternenko, even though at that time, the scandal was massive, and Sternenko was actively discussed in the media.
There is also no word of Trukhanov stealing land and supporting illegal housing construction. Nothing. A very complimentary interview, where the mayor explains why he’s great and how he’s attracting investors to Odesa.
Although attacking an activist is a severe accusation, especially in Europe, there is not a single word about it.
How can one be an expert on Ukraine and publish such interviews?
An attempt to clear Trukhanov’s reputation through NewEurope.eu caused outrage in Odesa and blame for publishing “hit pieces”.
This article analyzes the interview and explains why it has a fabricated cause. The cause allegedly was Trukhanov winning the Odesa election for the third time. The elections were a year earlier, on October 25, 2020. It might be a significant cause for sure, greater than all his scandals, be it a claim from NABU, assaults on Sternenko, illegal housing construction, Greek diaspora, machinations with land pieces and seaports, etc.
The actual cause was that Trukhanov knew he was going to be prosecuted.
It is barely possible to believe that such an interview with Trukhanov is not paid. This is a well-designed interview to whitewash Trukhanov’s reputation.
In this regard, can you trust Waller as a neutral expert?
I can’t. Considering the interview with Trukhanov, I can’t. It is not entirely clear why a Belgian outlet would publish such interviews of a pro-Russian gangster, even the mayor of Odesa.
The interview with Trukhanov is just a litmus test of whether you can trust NewEurope and Waller. Why is trust important? Because the author wants us to believe in his bare word.
The article about “the crimes of NBU” does not clearly explain how Rozhkova is associated with ComInBank. Waller states it as a fact. The main proof I could find in the article is that ComInBank bought depository NBU certificates and was refinanced by the NBU. The thing is, the refinance was an available tool for banks in 2018. The bank could use the tool automatically and automatically check it. Didn’t Waller know that? Not to mention the purchasing NBU depository certificates, which means that a bank GIVES money to the NBU. It’s like buying government bonds. Is “respected expert” Nicholas Waller not aware of the NBU regulations and what a depositary certificate of the National Bank of Ukraine is? In this regard, normative documents of the NBU are open-source; it is easy to find and read them.
Though, the article is overall controversial. According to Waller, Valeria Gontareva is scandalous, and salaries in large law firms, it turns out, are a conversion centre.
I used the case of Trukhanov to show you that everything about the connections between the participants of the article is based on the “reputation” of a journalist and nothing else.
I know something about the Ukrainian banking system, but in Waller’s article, I heard about the connection between ComInBank and Rozhkova for the first time. In Google search results from 2014 until the day of publishing Waller’s article, there is no mention of such a connection. And we are talking about Ukraine, where everyone writes about everything.
I would like to see proof for such severe accusations because it is unclear why Waller did not call the mayor of Odesa a head of an organized crime group, although NABU calls Trukhanov precisely like this. Instead, Waller blames Rozhkova for being the head of the organized crime group. She was accused of many things but being the head of an organized crime group – this is the first time. I would like to know what kind of organized crime group (Waller calls it ‘The Rozhkova Organization’) it is that no one has ever heard of.
What is the reason for publishing such content about Kateryna Rozhkova on the NewEurope website now?
Waller answers this question in his article:
“Ukraine’s bank regulator is conducting a thorough inspection of KIB’s financial operations today. It is already clear that Pinter is a frontman for the bank, which corrupt local officials are using to hide behind”.
Waller insists that he knows that the NBU is inspecting ComInBank (KIB). Today. Moreover, he even knows the inspecting results. This information is available to a few people in the NBU, and all these people are now under the control of NBU Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko. This information is covered by bank secrecy, and it is a crime to disclose it so that no one would tell it to a journalist. The information was delivered to Waller by the same people who delivered him the whole article – by the people of Kyrylo Shevchenko.
And now, let’s have a look at the translated version of this article in the Ukrainian media.
In Ukraine, the content was published by corrupt media and the media that had previously supported the NBU Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko. The content was also spread through pro-Russian Telegram channels (Rezident, Legitimniy, etc.), which the SBU accused of working for the Kremlin. Kyrylo Shevchenko used the same Telegram channels earlier to spread bogus stories, including stories about me. There were a lot of such cases. I will not dwell in detail now.
This information warfare is Kyrylo Shevchenko, who is thus trying to attack possible replacements for the NBU Governor. I do not believe that Rozhkova can become the NBU Governor, but Kyrylo Shevchenko does. He used to attack through the corrupt media all the possible candidates for the head of the NBU, for example, Vladyslav Rashkovan and Dmytro Sologub. I wrote a lot about it earlier, so I will not repeat myself.
Now, Shevchenko is fighting the possible candidates as he sees it.
For instance, another likely candidate for the NBU Governor is the former head of Oschadbank Andriy Pyshny.
A few days before publishing the article about Rozhkova, the website ukranews.com (Ukrainian News Agency) published complimentary content about another candidate for the NBU Governor, Andriy Pyshny. The article causes a scandal since one of the people quoted in the article claimed that he did not comment on the outlet. According to the Institute of Mass Information in Ukraine, a respected grant organization, Ukranews is included in the ratings of corrupt Ukrainian outlets. The owner of this outlet is the “Inter” group belonging to Dmitry Firtash and Sergey Levochkin.
After the scandal, the article was removed. At the same time, the article was not spread to other corrupt media as it usually happens with such complimentary articles (as in all cases above). It looks strange. Why would one publish a single article in a not-so-popular media outlet so that barely a couple of thousand people could read it? It looks like the article was published precisely to cause a scandal. And then, it was deleted. No other actions ever happened.
Who ordered the article? Was it Pyshny himself?
It isn’t very likely. After all, Pyshny had previously sued ukranews.com and pro-Russian deputies from the Opposition Platform for Life (OPZZh) party that belongs to Firtash/Lyovochkin and lost in the Pechersk District Court. And the website joyfully reported about this case. Even in the Wikipedia article about “Ukrainian News”, this case is mentioned as they are proud of how they smeared Pyshny.
Plus, it’s hard to believe that an ex-member of Front Zmin, a political party of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Pyshny became friends with pro-Russian players like Firtash.
On the other hand, the OPZZh faction in the Verkhovna Rada gave 40 votes (out of 44 members of the faction, unanimously, except for those who were absent) for the appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko as the NBU Governor. Paying back for this voting, Kyrylo Shevchenko helped Firtash’s business partner Ivan Fursin take his Misto-Bank from the market, which caused a scandal. I wrote about it here.
It is challenging to believe that someone first sues corrupt journalists and then orders a complimentary article about himself—especially the article that turns out fake and leads to a scandal.
Not to mention that Pyshny is now avoiding media activity and does not give any comments to the media. For example, I have not found a single activity of Pyshny in the press lately. Apparently, Pyshny’s tactic is to stay unnoticed by the media, and even if he wanted to get media coverage, he would go to Forbes.
Putting all the pieces together, it looks like these “information special operations” result from Kyrylo Shevchenko’s activities. He is simply trying to use black PR to blame and discredit any candidate for the head of the NBU.
Is Rozhkova silent? Let’s investigate and let a journalist write that some people are somehow associated with her. According to his information. And let then all this spread through pro-Russian Telegram channels and the media pool of Igor Kolomoisky, who is now in alliance with Kyrylo Shevchenko (Kyrylo Shevchenko was directly supported by Kolomoisky’s media killer Oleksandr Dubinsky, who is under US sanctions).
Is Pyshy silent? Let’s make it as if he said something to cause a scandal. Done. The fake article can then be deleted. The damage has already been done.
I also was a victim of similar attacks by Kyrylo Shevchenko. The corrupt bloggers bought by Kyrylo Shevchenko (they were caught for posting paid articles by the Anti-Corruption Action Center) accused me of being paid $100,000,000 a month. That’s not a mistake, and I’m not joking. They wrote that I got one hundred million dollars. Per month. My regular readers, I believe, remember this crazy story.
In general, the handwriting of the master is the same. As soon as Kyrylol Shevchenko has new problems, he tries to extinguish the fire with information warfare.
And now the main question. How much does it cost, and where does the money come from? I, on purpose, asked consultants on media wars. They believe that Kyrylo Shevchenko is wasting tens of thousands of dollars a month. He partly closes the issue with the PR budgets of the NBU and Ukrgasbank, partly with cash. Well, the source of cash is also evident. Right now, NABU is investigating the embezzlement of 200 million hryvnias from the state-owned Ukrgasbank at a time when Kyrylo Shevchenko undividedly led it. And this is not an article on some corrupt media but the criminal case file. If you want to know more about it, google “Dirty Cash-2”. Suppose you don’t believe the investigations into the corruption of the current NBU Governor. In that case, you are welcome to believe that the head of the National Bank is wasting his entire salary (or even one and a half salaries) for black PR and does not steal state money to buy articles in corrupt media and Telegram channels.