Transport Minister to sue newspaper

12:51, 14 March 2007
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A daily states that the Minister counterfeited his diplomas about higher education

Transport and Communication Minister of Ukraine Mykola Rudkovskiy has intent to sue “Ukrayina Moloda” daily, which casts doubt upon the legitimacy of his diplomas.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, M.Rudkovskiy claimed this to journalists today after the Cabinet of Minister’s session.

“I think at present we live in a democratic Ukraine, and I will prove in court that the person, who wrote the libel about me, will be punished financially”, the Minister said.

In addition, M.Rudkovskiy added the he is a historian and an economist, and graduated from the Chernihiviskit Pedagogical Institute and the National Economical University.

As UNIAN reported, on 13 March Ukrayina Moloda daily published an article reading that Transport and Communication Minister Mykola Rudkovskiy had many times falsified his biography and his documents about higher education were counterfeited.

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