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Occupation publicist; journalist of Ukrayinska Pravda
Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 30 August 1980
Birthday 30 August
Birthplace Kyiv, Ukraine
Nationality Ukraine

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2019

After election to the Verkhovna Rada, Leschenko gradually began to criticize the Petro Poroshenko Bloc (PPB) more and more and stopped voting in sync with it. According to deputy head of the PPB faction Oleksiy Honcharenko, by February 2019 Leschenko had not attended PPB faction meetings for several years. On 28 February 2019, Leschenko voluntarily left the Petro Poroshenko Bloc “Solidarity” faction.

In April 2019 Leschenko advised the newly elected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's transition team. But he has since been distanced by the administration and Zelensky himself.

On 29 May 2019 Leschenko stated he wanted to take part in the July 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary election for the party Servant of the People but this party stated on 7 June 2019 that no incumbent MPs would be on its party list for the 2019 parliamentary election. Instead Leschenko tried to win back his seat in the 220th electoral district in Kiev. But Leschenko failed to do this, taking third place with 11.98% (7,775 votes). Instead, Servant of the People candidate Hanna Bondar won the district with 37%.

Manafort confirmed the authenticity of the texts hacked from his daughter’s phone. He added that he had received similar texts to his own phone number from the same address appearing to be affiliated with Leshchenko. He also said he did not respond directly to those letters, but resend them to his lawyer. Manafort refused to show these messages to journalists.

On 10 May 2019, 107th Mayor of New York City and attorney to US President Donald Trump, Rudolf Giuliani, announced that he had hoped to meet in Kiev with Ukrainian president-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky. They planned to discuss foreign countries interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as the involvement of Hunter Biden (son of 47th vice president of the United States Joe Biden) at Burisma, a gas company owned by a Ukrainian oligarch Mykola Zlochevsky. However, the next day Giuliani canceled his trip. Giuliani said that there are enemies of the US President in the election headquarters of Zelensky. “I’m not going to go because I think I’m walking into a group of people that are enemies of the president, in some cases, enemies of the United States. And in one case already convicted person who has found to be involved in assisting of the Democrats in the 2016 elections... Gentleman by the name of Leschenko who supplied a Blackbook,” said Giuliani in an interview with Fox News. At around this time the Zelensky administration (whom Leshchenko had been advising) started to distance itself from Leshchenko reportedly because of concerns about being seen as too close to him while he was attracting criticism from Giuliani.

After being live on the “Newsone” channel Ihor Mosiychuk accused Leschenko of discrediting Oleh Lyashko, who was leading one if the parliaments’ parities. The quarrel outgrew into a fight. (In the 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary election Lyashko lost his parliamentary seat.)

2017

Since 2017, Leschenko has his video blogs live on channel “24”, where he talks about the current political situation in Ukraine, opens up his political activity and presents the agenda of the modern reformists. Since September 2018, on the same "24", Leschenko presents the political talk show "What was this" with journalist Yevgeniya Motorevska.

In fall 2017 together with other people's deputies and civil society representatives, Leschenko held an agitation campaign in support of “Vseukrayinskyi zbir” initiative, which had its focus on “a large political reform”. The main points of the reform were a creation of an anticorruption court, abolition of deputies’ immunity, a switch to a proportional representation election system with open lists. Serhiy advocates for putting a limit on pre-electoral agitation campaigns on television, which will increase the candidates’ ability to compete.

In 2017 Leschenko publicly revealed that Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko had not been receiving members of the public as was required by legislation. This caused the Prosecutor General to start receiving members of the public.

On 15 February 2017, Pechersky District Court of Kiev closed an administrative case, not finding corpus delicti in Leschenko's actions. Judge Volodymyr Karabanʹ, who made the court decision, together with his family members, was repeatedly involved in scandals.

On 9 February 2017, people's deputy from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Ivan Melnychuk started a verbal dispute with Serhiy Leschenko in the session hall of the Verkhovna Rada. The dispute started over a Facebook post written by Leschenko, wherein he claimed deputies from PPB faction were purposely deteriorating the anticorruption committee meetings so that they could accuse the committee of being a failure later. Ivan Melnychuk used physical force and damaged Leschenko's suit.

In March 2017, Leshchenko surrendered to the NABU documents that, presumably, could prove Manafort’s involvement in offshore schemes. These documents showed a $750,000 payment for the supply of 501 computers to a company David Manafort, from a Belize-registered offshore company, through a bank in Kyrgyzstan. Leshchenko urged to begin an investigation of this situation both in Ukraine and in the USA. In March 2019, Manafort "was convicted on eight criminal counts including bank fraud, tax fraud and failing to file a foreign bank account report." Together with the court sentence of 2018, the total sentence of Manafort was 7.5 years.

2016

On 6 September 2016, a group of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada appealed to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) with a request to check the purchase of Serhiy Leschenko of an apartment of 192 m² in a new building on Ivan Franko Street in the center of Kiev. At that time, the cost of the apartment was UAH 12.864 million (USD 480 thousand). Other sources say that the apartment is worth UAH 7.5 million. According to Leshchenko, half of the amount was borrowed from the chief editor of the Ukrayinska Pravda Olena Prytula, in the form of an interest-free cash loan for 10 years, the rest was personal funds of Leschenko and his girlfriend, famous Ukrainian DJ Anastasiya Topolska. This apartment purchase has caused a great public outcry. Criticism has undergone both the fact of luxury purchasing, as well as sources of financing.

On 19 September 2016, NABU reported an administrative violation with signs of corruption in the Leschenko case: Pritula's loan could be qualified as a gift, and its receipt contradicts the Ukrainian anti-corruption legislation (restriction on the receipt of gifts by deputies). In addition, USD 77 thousand were spent from the deposits of Serhiy Leschenko's mother, which wasn't stated in the deputy's declaration as his own funds.

In August 2016, Serhiy Leshchenko announced that the Party of Regions, shortly before Viktor Yanukovych’s election as the President of Ukraine, paid to the American political consultant Paul Manafort for his services. According to Leshchenko, the expenses of Ukraine related to his activities exceeded $ 12 million. In February 2017, correspondence between allegedly Leshchenko and Paul Manafort's daughter Jess appeared on the Internet. This correspondence, posted by anonymous hackers in English with grammatical errors, was perceived by one Russian media outlet as blackmail.

Leshchenko said that the Prosecutor General, Yuriy Lutsenko, was to blame for the scandalous situation, he rejected the accusation of forging "black bookkeeping" materials. In response, Lutsenko said that “Leshchenko, often on a not-free-of-charge basis from the US Embassy in Ukraine kicked up a row this scandal, trying to help one of the presidential candidates in 2016” and he called Leshchenko a "political skunk".

2015

From 2015 to 2016, Leschenko was lecturing journalism at the Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and delivering a course of lectures on anticorruption at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

In 2015 Leschenko became a co-author of the bill “The changes to be made to certain legislation acts of Ukraine about preventing and counteracting corruption”. The bill foresees a decrease in the risks of political corruption due to complex changes to Ukrainian legislation in the sphere of political parties and pre-election agitation direct financing that increases parties’ financial dependency. The bill was a part of the “visa free package” laws, necessary for the liberalization of visa free regime for Ukraine.

On 26 November 2015, Leschenko presented the documents that he believed had justified the criminal case in Switzerland on bribery and money laundering. The case was begun against then people's deputy from the “People's Front” party Mykola Martynenko. Due to the data provided, Mykola Martynenko was placed under investigation.

2014

In 2014 Leschenko was elected a people's deputy to the 8th Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada with the party Petro Poroshenko Bloc “Solidarity”. He chaired a subcommittee on International Partnership and Anticorruption Law Implementation as part of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Corruption Prevention and Counteraction.

On 27 November 2014, Serhiy Leschenko became a people's deputy of the 8th Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada. He was elected as a member of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc (No 19). In the Ukrainian parliament, he became a member of the Committee on preventing and combating corruption. Leschenko became a member of the Interfactional union "Eurooptimists".

2014 - one of a “100 heroes of information”, first released by the “Reporters Without Borders” organization  

2014 - one of a TOP-100 bloggers of Ukraine according to “Fakty” ICTV.

2013

In June 2013 Leschenko published a documentary book the “American saga of Pavlo Lazarenko” based on the US law enforcement agencies’ investigation materials. After the Euromaidan Leschenko wrote another book the “Mezhyhirya Syndrome. Diagnoses of Viktor Yanukovych Ruling”, which was published in September 2014.

2013 - Gerd Bucerius Free Press for Eastern Europe Award.

2013 - 55 place in the “Korrespondent” magazine list of 100 most influential people of Ukraine.

2012

In 2012 Leschenko joined a civil movement “Chesno” aiming for transparency and accountability of government officials. In 2012 was studying in the United Kingdom as a part of the scholarship program of John Smith Fellowship. In 2013-2014 undertook an internship at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington D.C. through the Reagan–Fascell Democracy Fellowship. In 2013 he took part in the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship at Stanford University in the United States.

2011

2011- eastern partnership journalist award from the fundacija reporterow organization for the article-investigation “Offshore roof for Yanukovych and Kliuev”.

2006

2006 - winner in nomination “ Person of the year in printed media area” as a part of the national program “Person of the Year”.

2006 - “Person of the year” in the “Leaders of Ukrainian Internet”contest, organized by the internet.us magazine.  

2004

2004 – runner up of the “Best journalist investigation - 2004” (partners’ project of the institute of media, French Embassy in Ukraine and the Mohyla School of Journalism).

2003

In 2003 Leschenko graduated the Institute of Journalism at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. His career in journalism began in 2000 after the probation at the news program Reporter on the Novyi Kanal channel chaired by Andriy Shevchenko. In September 2000 he became a correspondent of the online version of Ukrayinska Pravda. He continued working at the regional news department of “Novyi Kanal” until Spring 2001 while working for Ukrayinska Pravda. In March 2001 he quit working for Novyi Kanal. In 2002 he became deputy editor-in-chief of the Ukrayinska Pravda. Leschenko is famous for his investigative journalism on corruption in Ukrainian politics. In 2010 he joined the movement “Stop Tsenzuri!” (“Stop Censorship!”) aimed for the protection of free speech, prevention of censorship and obstruction of journalism in Ukraine.

2002

Serhiy Leshchenko (Ukrainian: Сергій Анатолійович Лещенко ) is a Ukrainian journalist, politician and public figure, Member of Parliament (8th Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada). A member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Corruption Prevention and Counteraction. From 2002 until 2014 Serhiy was working as  a Deputy Editor-in-Chief and as a special correspondent for Ukrayinska Pravda online newspaper.