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'Pandora's box may ruin Zelenskyy's chances for a second term' | Al Jazeera |

The findings were based on the Pandora Papers, a trove of millions of documents from 14 offshore service providers leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and its partners, including Slidstvo.info [video].

    Ukrainian officials tried to halt the screening of a film about offshore companies tied to President Volodymyr Zelensky and his inner circle.

The story detailed how Zelenskyy and his partners launched a network of offshore companies in the British Virgin Islands, Belize and Cyprus.

The companies date back to at least 2012, the year District 95 went big in Ukraine with regular shows on a television channel owned by Ihor Kolomoisky, a Ukrainian oligarch sanctioned in the US and the European Union for alleged multibillion fraud, the report claimed.

Zelenskyy's business partners include Ivan Bakanov, current head of the  SBU, Ukraine's main intelligence agency that often investigates corruption cases, and presidential aide Serhiy Shefir, who administers the offshore companies but shares the profits with Zelenskyy's wife, the report claims.

Bohdan out, Yermak in: What next for Ukraine? | Atlantic Council - Feb. 2020 |

Multiple diaries on Ukraine, oligarchs and corruption ...

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Oct 12th, 2021 at 12:56:03 PM EST

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