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Wed May 5, 2021, 06:27 PM

Ukraine's Former Prosecutor General Said He Was Fired For Not Opening The Biden Probe That Trump...

Source: BuzzFeed News

Ukraine’s former top prosecutor says he believes he was fired in March 2020 over his refusal to open the Hunter Biden investigation that Rudy Giuliani and former president Donald Trump asked for, and which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's top aide had promised to see opened.

Rouslan Riaboshapka told BuzzFeed News in an interview from Strasbourg, France, on Wednesday that the transcript of a July 22, 2019, phone call between Giuliani and Andriy Yermak, published last week by BuzzFeed News, is evidence that he was ousted for political reasons.

“It reveals an important detail,” Riaboshapka said of the transcript. “Yermak promised Giuliani to open an investigation into Hunter Biden,” the son of President Joe Biden. “I didn’t know about the essence of the call. I didn’t know Yermak promised to help Giuliani.”

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“Zelensky asked me several times if there are violations of the law in this case started by [former prosecutor general Yuriy] Lutsenko, violations by Hunter Biden,” Riaboshapka said. “We looked at 15 or 16 cases. We reviewed all of them and didn’t find anything that could be a violation of the law.”

Read more: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/ukraine-prosecutor-fired-biden-investigation-giuliani?origin=web-hf

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