Lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko, an ex-member of former President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions charged with embezzlement, has been criticized as lacking credibility.

And it is true that Onyshchenko’s sweeping accusations against President Petro Poroshenko and his inner circle are being used both by Yanukovych’s former supporters and the Kremlin to destabilize Ukraine.

Yet a lot of what Onyshchenko is saying is not new and has been said by many more credible sources, including ex-prosecutor generals Davit Sakvarelidze and Vitaly Kasko, lawmakers Sergii Leshchenko and Viktor Chumak and others.

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