Category Archives: Oligarchs

The law “on oligarchs” is vague and does not pose a special threat to either the media or the oligarchs themselves – IMI

On September 23, the Verkhovna Rada passed Bill 995599 (on oligarchs). In particular, it should separate the representatives and beneficiaries of big business from the influence on the media. However, experts note that the scope of this law is quite vague and it is still difficult to say that it threatens the oligarchs. On the other hand, there is no threat to freedom

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Ukrainian Tycoon’s Lawyer Says Allegations Against His Client Are ‘Wrong’

June 21, 2021 18:17 GMT – By RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service Ukraine’s controversial tycoon Dmytro Firtash has denied the allegations behind Kyiv’s move to impose sanctions on him for selling titanium products that the Ukrainian government believes end up being used by Russian military enterprises. The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, which coordinates security policy, last week announced the sanctions against Firtash, who is

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ukraine: National Broadcasting Council fines pro-Russian TV channels for inciting war

23:15, 27.05.21 – UNIAN The amount of penalties in relation to each of the outlets exceeds UAH 100,000. The National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting has applied fines to NewsOne, NASH, and 112 Ukraine TV channels for inciting war and discrimination against Ukraine’s Armed Forces. That’s according to the Council’s press service. NewsOne and 112 Ukraine have been

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