Former first Deputy head of the presidential Administration Andriy Portnov said that the father of the MP Evgeniy murayev Vladimir gave him control of the TV channel NewsOne. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
“I inform you that yesterday in Vienna, have signed a management agreement NewsOne TV channel. The owner of one hundred percent of the authorized Fund of the company Vladimir Moore gave me a channel in the control period of three years. Under the terms of the agreement I, on commercial terms, given the right to carry out all the activities for managing the channel,” he wrote.
Portnow said that according to the agreement, within three years, the owner has no right to interfere in the activities of the channel or to unilaterally terminate the contract. He also said that if the desire of the owner to sell the channel, he must offer it to Portnov.
It is worth noting that Vladimir Moore is the father of the extra fractional Deputy Evgeniy murayev. Earlier media reported that Eugene Moore passed the channel in the control of the father.
Andriy Portnov from 2011-2014 he held the position of Advisor to the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, Deputy head of the presidential Administration. Prior to that (2005-2010) was the chief lawyer of Yulia Tymoshenko.
He left the territory of Ukraine in 2014 and later Russia granted him a temporary residence permit for a period of 3 years.
In Ukraine he was suspected of crimes under part 2 of article 191 (“Assignment, waste of property or taking to them by abuse of official position”) and part 1 of article 364 (“Abuse of power or official position”) criminal code.
In particular, the prosecutors said that he, using his official position, illegally took the head of the constitutional law Department of Kyiv national University. Shevchenko and seized funds of the University.
In 2015, the criminal proceedings were re – appropriation salaries University 191 of UK of Ukraine. By March 2016, the investigation failed to identify the persons who seized the University in the amount of 800 UAH, and criminal proceedings were closed.
In addition, he was suspected of participation in massacre in the center of Kiev in February 2014. But later the Pechersk district court of Kiev partially satisfied the claim Portnov to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on protection of honor, dignity and business reputation, having decided to admit false information about his alleged involvement in the massacre of activists on the Maidan during the events of 2014.
TV channel NewsOne is a news TV channel, which began broadcasting on the territory of Ukraine in 2010. At the end of 2015 or early 2016, the canal took the third place in Ukraine in terms of popularity.
Since the establishment of NewsOne belonged to Rudolph Kirnos, the owner of the TV channel Eu Music, then 50% of the shares transferred to the media holding Vadim Rabinovich’s Media International Group. In 2011, the other 50% of the shares went personally to Vadim Rabinovich. Since January 2014 the owner was a people’s Deputy Eugene Moore. May 31, 2018, the owner of the channel was Vladimir Moore.