Contents tagged with Kolomoyskyi

  • Ukrainian billionaires suspected of bankrupting steel plant in the US

    The Ukrainian billionaires Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Gennadiy Bogolyubov are believed to have bankrupted a major metallurgical plant through fictitious lending schemes in the US, reports.

    Three years ago in Warren, Ohio, a steel plant closed down, leaving 200 people without jobs during the cold Midwest winter. A lawsuit was filed in Delaware, claiming that the plant had been the victim of “a series of large-scale, coordinated fraud schemes” orchestrated by Kolomoyskyi and …

  • Media: Kolomoisky fled Israel fearing extradition to the US

    The Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky left Israel in a hurry, fearing prosecution and subsequent deportation to the US, reports the Telegram channel The Newsroom.

    “Two unrelated sources have told us that Kolomoisky returned because the FBI had him pinned in Israel. The amount of information on the oligarch’s schemes is supposedly so large that the local Mossad had already gladly made plans to hand him over to the Americans, despite the fact that Israel does not extradite its own citizens to …

  • Oligarch Kolomoisky returns to Ukraine

    The Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky has flown to Ukraine from Israel, theBabel reports. He arrived at the Dnipropetrovsk Airport on a Privat Group plane with the registration number UR-PRT.

    Kolomoisky confirmed that he has “returned” to Ukraine. When asked what he would do first, he responded that he does not know.

    The Ukrainian-Israeli oligarch had said previously that he intends to return to Ukraine after the inauguration of President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Yuriy Butusov, director-in- …

  • Kolomoisky reveals Zelensky's nomination details

    Ukrainian business oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky who is considered the patron and business partner of the newly elected President Vladimir Zelensky said he did not intend to ask for something new from the newly-elected president.

    “I will not even contact him. I do not need anything from him. Kolomoisky is a self-sufficient person, he doesn’t need anything from anyone, “ said Kolomoisky in an interview with the publication

    The businessman did not deny information akout the financing of …

  • Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky: there is a civil war going on in Donbas

    Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky sees the war in the Donbas as a civil conflict in which “Ukrainians are at war with Ukrainians”.

     “This is an internal civil conflict, what is so hard to understand about that? Thank God, it has not spread to the entire territory. But it is in its hot phase in the Donbas and cold phase in the rest of the country. In the cold phase, there is hatred between people which manifest itself in heated actions like the murder of social activists,” said Kolomoisky in …

  • Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoyskyi plans to return to Ukraine

    Ukrainian tycoon Igor Kolomoiskyi said that he plans to return to Ukraine after the results of the Presidential election are officially announced.

    “Yes, I will return to the country without fail, but not before the results of the presidential elections are officially released,” said the businessman who currently resides in Israel as quoted by news outlet.

    Kolomoyskyi had publicly supported showman Vladimir Zelensky’s presidential run but noted that he could not finance his campaign. …

  • Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky promises to return to Ukraine if Zelensky wins elections

    In an interview with journalists from the program “Schemes: Corruption in detail”, exiled Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky promised to return to Ukraine if Volodymyr Zelensky wins the second round of Ukraine’s presidential elections.

    When asked whether he would return if the actor Zelensky is elected president, Kolomoisky responded: “Well of course. I was already intending to return, but now there are all kinds of situations… I had plans to return to Ukraine between the first and second …

  • Kolomoyskyi’s claims against Ukraine in the Ukrnafta case reach $5.4 billion

    The claims of Ukrnafta's minority shareholders controlled by Ihor Kolomoyskyi against Ukraine increased to $5.4 billion, according to Interfax-Ukraine with reference to the data of the Ministry of Justice published in Prozorro.

    In September 2017, in the prospectus of Eurobonds of Ukraine, it was stated that claims of minority shareholders in accordance with the suit filed with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce against Ukraine amounted to $4.7 billion. The …

  • English High Court issues order to freeze assets of former PrivatBank owners

    The High Court of England has issued an order for a global freeze of assets held by former PrivatBank owners and managers Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Gennadiy Bogolyubov. The assets are valued at more than $2.5 billion, according to a press release from Privatbank obtained by RBC.

    The bank confirmed that it had started a trial in the High Court of London. According to the report, on December 19, 2017, the High Court of England issued an order for a global freeze on the assets of Kolomoyskyi and …

  • Ukraine received 400 lawsuits after nationalization of Privatbank

    More than 400 lawsuits have been filed since the nationalization of Privatbank against the National Bank (NBU), the Ministry of Finance and Privatbank itself, as mentioned at a briefing by Deputy Head of the NBU, Kateryna Rozhkova.

    "Today we have more than 400 lawsuits against the NBU, Privatbank and the Ministry of Finance, all of which are connected to the process of nationalization in one way or another. Such a large number of lawsuits indicate a frank reluctance by former owners of …