(QHA) - Ukrainian journalist and activist Tatyana Chernovol could be beaten on the instruction of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in the early hours of December 25, 2013. Tatayana Chernovol told this in her interview to Ukrainska Pravda, Kyiv Post informs.
According to Chernovol for the last three years she has worked exclusively against the Ukrainian president and has been on his blacklist.
"In fact, for the last three years I have worked against one person – this is Viktor Fedorovych [Yanukovych]. The others got in my articles just because they worked in his team and in his interests and they occupied a certain high place in the hierarchy, in his pyramid, i.e. I was on his blacklist," the activist said.
As reported, Ukrainian journalist and activist Tatyana Chernovol was beaten in Kyiv region in the early hours of December 25, 2013. She was driving her car when she was cut off by a dark-colored car.
Unidentified individuals pulled the journalist out of the car and beat her up, pushing her car into a ditch.
Сhornovol still stays in the hospital. She underwent reconstructive surgery and will need more operations.
The police first opened criminal proceedings under part 2 of Article 269 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (disorderly conduct), which were later re-qualified for Part 2 of Article 121 of the Criminal Code (causing grievous bodily harm).
The police detained five suspects involved in the attack.