Kurchenko have filed a lawsuit against Poroshenko

Курченко подал в суд на Порошенко

Kurchenko will sue Poroshenko

The claim of businessman swinging the protection of honor and dignity.

The businessman Sergey Kurchenko filed in the Pechersk district court of Kiev the statement of claim to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1 on the protection of honor, dignity and business reputation. On Wednesday, October 4, said the press service of Serhiy Kurchenko.

The lawsuit concerns statements Poroshenko during his visit to Odessa on 7 October 2016, when he said, “Mr. Kurchenko – the criminal”. The statement was circulated by the Television news service in the news at 19:30,” – said the press service.

Kurchenko, commenting on the claim, noted that the word “criminal” in the address of the individual do not apply without relevant court decision.

“Without a conviction, such a statement is slander, personal abuse and a direct violation of the Constitution. It knows even a freshman in law school. It is time know this and Poroshenko – candidate of juridical Sciences! I will defend my honor and dignity in court,” he said.

In a press-service of the businessman added that if Ukraine Kurchenko will not be able to defend their honor and dignity, he will appeal to the European court of human rights.

Earlier, Kurchenko’s lawyer said that the investigation of his client has no evidence.