Searches in the “news” are not connected with journalism.

The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov said that the searches in the editorial office of “Vesti” is not associated with journalism. He said this at a joint with the chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matias a briefing, transfers “RIA Novosti Ukraine”.

According to him, it is about financial manipulation.

“We emphasize that this investigation and this operation does not relate to the content of journalistic materials which they publish in their respective publications. We are talking only about financial manipulation,” – said Avakov.

As it became known today, the National police and the Chief military Prosecutor’s office came to search in the shopping center “Gulliver”, including the editors of the media holding “Vesti”.

Later, Anatoly Matios said that the searches in the shopping center “Gulliver” associated with the case of the former Minister of income and fees Alexander Klimenko and fraud with stolen from Ukraine money.