Fleeing from Ukraine Lviv businessman: the euphoria was short-lived
After the Maidan, the situation in the country for some time has changed for the better, but gradually things begin to look old and worse, told to leave Ukraine Businessman from Lviv to the correspondents of the German edition.
Engaged in the production of spirits Businessman, whose correspondents called Vadim, told German media that prior to the events on the Maidan, he had to pay several times a year people demanding " payment for protection.
According to Vadim, After the events on the Maidan, the situation for some time has changed for the better." We were on the 7th the sky from the fact that something has changed, " says the Businessman.
However, over time the Bandits came again to power, moreover, the " new mafia ", working in conjunction With corrupt police officers, was even stronger, Vadim continues.
"From this point of view something really has changed," he says.- previously, men would come With "Kalashnikovs" and demanded money. Now they come With an official letter from a corrupt bureaucrat With whom they work, and require even more." In the opinion of Vadim, the lustration laws adopted by the new Kiev government as if to combat the illegal activities of officials is just a " PR campaign ".
The businessman told that After refusing to pay the mafia in Lviv tried to blackmail him. The mob threatened to poison his guard dogs and hang out at his house flag of the Donetsk people's Republic.
Tagesspiegel drew attention to the seriousness of this danger because of the presence in the West of Ukraine of aggressive nationalists, ready for revenge."
The story of Vadim is "a history of Ukraine After the events on the Maidan," the magazine concludes.