Ukraine has hired a company to lobby their interests in the United States for 50 thousand dollars a month

The administration of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko hired a company BGR Group, founded by former Chairman of the Committee of the Republican party and Governor of Mississippi Haley Barbour a, to lobby interests of Ukraine.

It follows from the documents on the website of the Department of registration of foreign agents (FARA) of the U.S. Department of justice, reports DW.COM.

«BGR Group filed the relevant information in the FARA 1 January 2017. The client address in the information — «11 Bankova str, Kyiv, Ukraine». The objective of the company — «strengthening ties between the U.S. and Ukraine and encourage American entrepreneurs to invest in Ukraine», — says the publication.

As noted, in late December, Barbour and BGR Group has agreed with Ukraine on «development and implementation of strategies in the areas of business development and government relations. We are talking in particular about the «meetings» with U.S. officials.

All individuals and firms that perform orders of foreign governments must report such actions and to disclose information about clients and contracts.

As noted in the information provided by FARA, Ukraine will have to pay BGR a monthly Group of 50 thousand dollars until at least the end of 2017.

As writes the edition «Ukrainian politicians are afraid of the likely rapprochement between the United States and Russia» after coming to power in the United States Donald trump, who «repeatedly expressed his tachocline management style of the Russian President Vladimir Putin«.

We will note, two days after the election Donald trump President of the United States the head of the Ukrainian National anti-corruption Bureau Artem Sytnik declared the termination of investigation into alleged receipt of secret ally of trump Paul Manafort $ 12.7 million from the «Party of regions».




Ukraine has hired a company to lobby their interests in the United States for 50 thousand dollars a month 07.01.2017

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