Ukrainian investigative journalist Kristina Berdynskikh criticised a Kievgas, LNG gas-trading company linked to prominent politician in her article. On Saturday Novoye Vremya journalist received SMS with death threats on her phone.

“One more article about Kievgas and your grave will be next to Gongadze” – SMS read.

Bedynskych published SMS on her Facebook page – an independent Ukrainian television Espresso tv reported.

The author of the threats used name of brutally murdered founder and editor of independent investigative newspaper in 1990s in Ukraine.

Berdynskych informed police about SMS.