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    1. beyondbrics

      August 26, 2014

      Ukraine's richest man steps up aid as his industrial empire is battered by fighting

      On Friday, as Russian trucks carrying humanitarian aid entered eastern Ukraine, another, less remarked on convoy was on its...

    2. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2014

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    1. May 20, 2014

      Donetsk workers fail to answer call to rally against separatists

      An appeal by Ukraine’s richest man for hundreds of thousands of workers to protest against pro-Russian militants was largely...

    2. May 18, 2014

      Donetsk governor hopeful that deal will be struck with separatists

      Ukraine might be facing its worst crisis since independence, with pro-Russian separatists waging war against pro-Kiev...

    3. May 16, 2014

      Ukraine governor offers bounties to keep separatists at bay

      The blue shield and gold trident painted on the façade of an imposing building on the banks of the Dnipro river depict...

    4. May 14, 2014

      Billionaire Rinat Akhmetov seeks more power for Ukraine regions

      Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, has called for changes to the country’s constitution to give much more power to its...

    5. May 13, 2014

      The oligarch’s dilemma: Ukraine’s richest man in east-west bind

      For weeks, the people of Ukraine have been wrestling with this question: how come the most powerful man in Donetsk has not...

    6. May 11, 2014

      Self-rule polls add to fears of Ukraine break-up

      Ukraine was bracing itself for more upheaval on Sunday after its two easternmost regions held referendums on self-rule that...

    7. May 2, 2014

      London penthouse sells for £140m

      A penthouse in One Hyde Park, London’s most famous luxury housing development in Knightsbridge, has been sold for £140m, in...

    8. April 30, 2014

      Ukraine oligarch calls for unity and pledges to remain in country

      Ukraine’s richest man said on Wednesday he had no plans to flee Ukraine or sell his businesses as pro-Russian separatists...

    9. April 15, 2014

      Ukraine’s oligarchs accused of double dealing over separatism

      As pro-Russian separatists seized state buildings in eastern Ukraine this weekend, pro-European activists in Kiev sought out...

    10. beyondbrics

      April 14, 2014

      Guest post: why is Akhmetov not combating separatism?

      By Taras Kuzio After the fall of president Viktor Yanukovich, the Euromaidan leadership turned to Ukraine’s eastern...

    11. April 11, 2014

      Ukraine PM pledges greater autonomy for restive regions

      The prime minister of Ukraine’s new pro-western government promised citizens in the country’s Russian-speaking east that he...

    12. April 8, 2014

      Putin bares his teeth at Ukraine

      Since Russia intervened in Crimea the west has been left wondering what Vladimir Putin’s next move might be. Would the...

    13. April 8, 2014

      Kerry accuses Moscow of creating ‘pretext’ for Ukraine invasion

      The US has accused Russia of fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, calling its efforts “illegal and illegitimate” and warning...

    14. beyondbrics

      March 17, 2014

      Ukraine oligarch claims he pleaded with Yanukovich to resign

      Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest oligarch, claimed to the Financial Times on Monday that he pleaded with Viktor Yanukovich...

    15. March 1, 2014

      Akhmetov joins Ukraine oligarchs in pledging to protect homeland

      Rinat Akhmetov, the richest man in Ukraine, joined the ranks of influential Ukrainian oligarchs pledging to defend their...

    16. February 26, 2014

      Britain’s economic recovery is rooted overseas

      Demonstrators outside the lavish London apartment of Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s wealthiest man, have brought the crisis on...

    17. February 23, 2014

      Five contenders to watch

      Yulia Tymoshenko The co-leader of the 2004 Orange Revolution and former premier made a dramatic appearance in front of the...

    18. February 23, 2014

      Bloody and tumultuous 72 hours that ended rule of Yanukovich

      The shots rang out as anti-government protesters chased retreating police from the corner of Kiev’s Independence Square on...

    19. February 23, 2014

      Hunt for Yanukovich as Tymoshenko pushes for Ukrainian coalition

      Ukrainians celebrate Yanukovich ousting The whereabouts of Viktor Yanukovich remained unclear on Sunday, a day after the...

    20. February 21, 2014

      Inner circle who keep Yanukovich in power

      As Ukraine faced the biggest crisis in its modern history, the EU and US renewed threats to squeeze the inner circle of...

    21. beyondbrics

      February 18, 2014

      Ukraine: too little, too late from Ukraine’s oligarchs

      As the death toll from Tuesday’s deadly clashes between Ukrainian anti-government protestors and riot police rose to more...

    22. beyondbrics

      December 18, 2013

      Ukraine's Yanukovich returns from Moscow on Akhmetov's plane - and on a tight leash

      Viktor Yanukovich, the embattled Ukrainian president, flew to Moscow in comfort on Tuesday, taking a lift on the luxurious...

    23. beyondbrics

      December 16, 2013

      Fitch puts Ukraine on downgrade watch as bonds rally

      It’s not a downgrade, nor even a change in outlook, but a statement issued by Fitch Ratings on Monday is still a warning....

    24. December 13, 2013

      Rival demonstrations head for Kiev as Ukraine crisis talks fail

      The first direct talks between Ukraine’s president and opposition leaders failed to resolve the country’s crisis, as both...

    25. December 13, 2013

      Ukraine’s richest oligarch Rinat Akhmetov weighs in to crisis

      Ukraine’s richest oligarch on Friday weighed in to the country’s political crisis, calling for a compromise between...

    26. December 9, 2013

      Oligarchs hold key to Yanukovich’s grip on power

      With thousands of citizens thronging Kiev’s streets, pitched against riot police and calling for the resignation of...

    27. beyondbrics

      November 6, 2013

      Ukraine's Yanukovich: corruption talks, EBRD walks

      Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich sounded deadly serious during a passionate speech he gave on his administration’s...

    28. August 7, 2013

      Ferrexpo ‘well positioned’ to beat out Brazilian rivals

      Ferrexpo, the Ukrainian iron ore producer, said it remained on track to continue supplanting Brazilian rivals as a supplier...

    29. July 23, 2013

      Metinvest lifts Black Iron’s $1bn ore project

      Ukraine’s largest steel and mining group has teamed up with a Canadian exploration company for a planned $1bn investment to...

    30. June 5, 2013

      Ukraine’s richest man buys telecoms and 3G monopoly for $1bn

      Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, is buying his country’s fixed-line telecom monopoly and its only 3G mobile internet...

    31. May 18, 2013

      Ukrainian follows other oligarchs into London’s courts

      Three of Ukraine’s richest men are engaged in a multibillion dollar legal battle in London. It is the latest example of...

    32. March 24, 2013

      Support for Russia-Ukraine football tie-up

      Plans to merge the top divisions of the Russian and Ukrainian football leagues have won further support from club owners...

    33. beyondbrics

      February 28, 2013

      Why America’s AES sold its Ukraine utilities to Russians

      Western energy majors that are knocking on Ukraine’s door, hoping to profit from a potential shale gas bonanza, would be...

    34. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2013

      Ukraine: billionaire Akhmetov seeks partner for offshore energy project

      If you’re an international energy major eyeing opportunities in Ukraine, you may want to speak with DTEK, the energy group...

    35. October 25, 2012

      Ukraine ruling party upbeat ahead of vote

      In the days ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary elections, the mood in Donetsk – Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland and...

    36. June 15, 2012

      Kiev’s Euro 2012 chief shrugs off stress

      While he was preparing Ukraine to co-host Euro 2012, Borys Kolesnikov had a heart attack. No wonder, because Ukraine’s...

    37. December 2, 2011

      All to play for

      Despite the taste of coal dust and air pollution from the metallurgical works, Donetsk is a surprisingly attractive city of...

    38. April 18, 2011

      Oligarch buys £136m flat at Hyde Park

      Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, has bought the UK’s most expensive flat at the One Hyde Park residential development...

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