He said this being a guest on TVi channel.
"The journalists talked about me every campaign ... In one campaign I was the owner of all mines in Luhansk oblast. In the next I had all machine building factories in Donetsk oblast," he said.
"My financial state corresponds my wages and the wages of the members of my family. It corresponds with the slogans of the Communist Party," said he.
Talking about some Communists driving Porsches, he calrified that "it is Yuriy Gaydaev's car who was not and is not a member of the party."