Biden’s Son, Polish Ex-President Quietly Sign On To Ukrainian Gas Company
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s youngest son has joined the board of a gas company owned by an ally of Ukraine’s fugitive ex-president Viktor Yanukovych and a key European interlocutor with Kiev who was previously president of Poland.
The move raises questions about a potential conflict of interest for Joe Biden, who was the White House’s main interlocutor with Yanukovych while the latter was president and has since spearheaded Western efforts to wean Ukraine off Russian gas.
Company documents in Cyprus show that Joe Biden’s son, R. Hunter Biden, became a member of the board of directors of Burisma Holdings, which describes itself as Ukraine’s largest private natural gas producer, on April 18. Burisma announced Hunter Biden’s appointment in a press release . . . .
As well as the other directors listed on Burisma’s website, Cypriot records list a man named Aleksander Kwasniewski — the name of Poland’s president from 1995 to 2005 — as having become a director Jan 2. Kwasniewski was a key figure in the European Union’s attempts to draw Ukraine closer to Brussels during Yanukovych’s presidency.
Not sure if this Shale Gas graphic is accurate or not. Interesting if it is: