Soon the formal owner of the TV channel Tonis could be former MP from the Party of regions and former head of the Kyiv city state administration Volodymyr Makeyenko, the curator of this purchase acts as the ally of President Petro Poroshenko Igor Kononenko. This is stated in the material of the Ukrainian truth.
According to journalists, this information was confirmed immediately by the two interlocutors in the popular front and the party of the President, familiar with the situation on the media market. According to interlocutors, the curator of this is associate President Kononenko.
“Now it looks like that we buy this in Vladimir Makeenko. It is clear that Makeyenko can such happiness afford he just doesn’t have that much money. But the document to prove something is impossible”, – says one of the interlocutors of the President’s entourage.
In informal conversations members of the “media” team Poroshenko does not deny the preparation of purchase, Ukrainian Pravda wrote.
“One of the strategists of AP even fall in the midst of scandal “films Onishchenko” “112 channel” told reporters on the sidelines of the Parliament that the President’s team really buys the channel, “but certainly not “112th”. Now, in the MFP and AP are all very cautious about the possible purchase of “Tonis”, but “journalists” faction Yatsenyuk clearly indicate the closest friend of the President”, – notes the edition.
“Channel buys Kononenko, but not to cause unnecessary scandals and conversations, write down all Makeenko. They say, he is our friend, he is “regional”, – said one of interlocutors of the edition in NF.
At the same time, Kononenko himself denied this edition. “I didn’t have to buy any TV channels”, – he assured pack.
In turn, Volodymyr Makeyenko did not want to communicate with journalists. During the first attempt of the day 24 January, the ex-Deputy picked up the phone, but when I heard the question, quickly said goodbye, saying that celebrating a friend’s birthday.
When reporters later tried again to talk to him, picked up the phone already “assistant” Makeyenko, from the call refused. Subsequent attempts to communicate with him were also unsuccessful.