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BORYSPIL: DEBATE OF POWER OF PEOPLE AND MAYOR ON “TRANSPARENT” CITY COUNCIL

2015/12/16 13:25

There are the Shakespearian passions running high in the Boryspil city council: the mayor Anatoly Fedorchuk is totally against the online broadcasting of the coordination board meetings organized by the POWER OF PEOPLE faction.

By the way, the mayor doesn’t like the broadcasting of the city council sessions as well, but in this case, they can say, it is a public event, cameras and journalists, so it can’t be banned. Another case is the coordination boards, where unofficial non-transparent decisions are taken very often, and the live broadcasting on Youtube or UStream allows to avoid that.

Anatoly Fedorchuk expressed his attitude to the transparency of the meetings and the possibility to create an archive of records in this video very emotionally:

Currently, there is no consensus regarding this issue: the mayor can’t prohibit the video recording technically, but he strongly resists this process. This suggests a natural and easy conclusion: probably, Boryspil citizens elected the wrong mayor this time…