February 18th, 2018Published Feb. 13, 2017
An audio recoding released last week by fugitive lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko purportedly implicates ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, tycoon Rinat Akhmetov, and Russian mafia boss Semion Mogilevich in alleged shady dealings between Onyshchenko and representatives of Ukrainian President Petro...
February 17th, 201813:29 19.06.2017
Batkivshchyna faction leader Yulia Tymoshenko says that the government’s proposed pension, medical and land reforms will not improve the socioeconomic situation of ordinary Ukrainians.
“Medical reform will mean the burial of part of the Ukrainians people. After the medical reforms 60% of people living in...
February 17th, 2018The list of the least truthful politicians is topped by Yulia Tymoshenko “from Batkivshchyna”, the runner-up is — Vadym Rabinovych from “the Opposition Bloc faction”, his colleague Yuriy Boiko is in third place. The other two places in the Top 5 of the ranking of the most untruthful statespersons are held by Oleksandr Vilkul...
February 17th, 2018December 19, 2016 / 8:58 AM
Natalia Zinets, Pavel Polityuk
In one of the biggest shake-ups of the war-torn country’s banking system since Ukraine plunged into economic and political turmoil more than two years ago, the central bank said PrivatBank had not fulfilled its recapitalization program.
Risky lending practices had left a...
February 17th, 201826 January, 2017 ▪ Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
The benefits and flaws of PrivatBank transfer into state hands
There had been talk about the possibility of PrivatBank's transition into state ownership for a long time. In December the rumours have become reality and Privat was nationalised. This decision was unprecedented. The mere fact...
The investigation to date has identified a series of activities, which, taken together, indicate that PrivatBank was subjected to a large scale and coordinated fraud over at least a ten year period, which resulted in the Bank suering a loss of at least USD 5.5 billion.
HOW FRAUD WAS CONDUCTED
1. Developing and...Yulia Tymoshenko
At the launch of my book Putin’s War Against Ukraine in parliament organised by Hanna Hopko, head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, a German student asked about anti-Semitism in Ukraine. The question had nothing to do with my book but reflected the Western view of a Ukraine where anti-Semitism thrives. I replied that...Yulia Tymoshenko
Polish nationalism is in power in Poland. This was clearly seen in the recent Polish nationalist march which was supported by PiS (Law and Justice).
The ruling PiS (Law and Justice) party is never mentioned once! PiS has 40% support. The far right in Ukraine can't get elected to parliament.
Russia's manipulation of...Yulia Tymoshenko
1. (C) Summary. In a damning indictment of Prime Minster Yuliya Tymoshenko and her lack of leadership, respected economist, former Tymoshenko Bloc (BYuT) insider, and former Minister of Finance Viktor Pynzenyk argued that Tymoshenko would continue to work against reform. To limit her destructiveness, Pynzenyk argued for early...